University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 43-29-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iran
Surkh Dum
Archaeology Area: JI/7.30/175/Wall
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Length: 14cm
Width: 5cm
Credit Line:The Second Holmes Expedtion to Luristan; Erich Schmidt, 1943
Other NumberSOR1633 - Field No SF

Description

Bronze axehead with lion's head decoration. Axe comes out of the top of the lion's head, with a hole for the shaft on the other side and four projecting tangs.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Schmidt, Erich F., et al. 1989. The Holmes Expeditions to Luristan. 1 (text) and 2 (plates). View Objects related to this

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