Copper. Cleaned. Shaft circular in section with biconical head at handle end. Other end terminates in a wide axe head at right angles to shaft. Perched on top of axe head (parallel to shaft) isa figure of a bird, feathers shown by incised lines.
Museum Expedition to Hissar, 1932 season; Erich Schmidt, Director
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Exploring Iran: The Photography of Erich F. Schmidt, 1930-1940 (02 Oct 2007 - 09 Dec 2007)
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)
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