Ceremonial Ax

Unidentified Luristan maker
Near East


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late 2nd-early 1st millennium BCE


Overall: 8 in. (20.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection



Place Made: Iran, West Asia, Asia


1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name


Research Area

Near East

Not on view

Course History

Anthropology 39.01, Middle Eastern Studies 3.02, Archaeology of the Middle East, Jesse Casana, Fall 2023


Harry A. Franklin Family Collection; given to present collection, 2007.

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