University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 33-21-920
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iran
Hissar
Archaeology Area: CH85X18; Plot record #30
Period: Hissar IIIB
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Copper Alloy
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Bird
Credit Line:Persian Expedition; Erich Schmidt, 1933
Other NumberH4279 - Field No SF

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exploring Iran: The Photography of Erich F. Schmidt, 1930-1940 (02 Oct 2007 - 09 Dec 2007)View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)View Objects in Exhibition

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