Tool Handle


From: Iran | Luristan Province

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-38-35
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iran | Luristan Province
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze

Bronze. Straight pipe shaft divided by three triple rings into a mouth, an upper smooth section, a lower with a woven pattern relief between straight bands, and a butt end.

Legrain publication: "Bronze handle of a battle-axe. Three triple rings tie the hollow shaft between butt end and mouth. A low relief adorns the lower part. It represents a woven pattern between straight bands. 250 x 31 mm."

Length 25 cm
Width 3.1 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Arthur Upham Pope, 1930

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