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Handle

Object Number:67-39-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Urartian
Provenience: Iran (uncertain)
Turkey (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 73 cm
Width: 92.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hesperia Art, 1967

Description

Two separate cast pieces. a rectangular mounting plate with edges rounded on the sides beveled at front, curved to fit outside of object with very large D. or shallow arc. Two drilled holes, D. c. 0.5 cm, 3.5 cm apart on centers piercing shallow cast recesses on back, D. c. 1.2 cm. Cast with a flange that was bent around to form a hinge for the handle piece. Handle is roughly oval in shape (not quite symmetrical) and oval in section, with a straight round bar on one side fitted into the hinge. Uneven patina, fairly smooth green to blackish.

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