A Mesopotamian bronze duck bill axe

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A Mesopotamian bronze duck bill axe
Stock Number:
y4098
$ 1500.00

Description

 

A rare A Mesopotamian bronze duck bill axe. interestingly cast with raised ridges running around the pierced holes and raised central midrib. This example appears to be votive or belonging to a person of high status as the blade is dull and appears to have not had an edge.

Origin:

Circa 2nd Millennium B.C., Mesopotamia or Western Iran

Dimensions:

Length: 9.7 cm / Width 8.5 cm

Condition:

Heavily oxidised, in good condition. This piece is yet to be mounted, the mount in the images was only used to help with photography.