Ceremonial Ax

Luristan, Iran, Near East

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late 2nd-early 1st millennium BCE

Bronze

Overall: 7 1/2 in. (19.05 cm)

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

2007.82.12

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Iran

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Near East

Not on view

Course History

REL 81, Dickinson Distinguished Scholar Seminar: Orientalism and the Origins of Religion, Susannah Heschel, Fall 2012

Provenance

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

Old Number

VF# 2003

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