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Object Number:59-4-112
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Archaeology Area: XXIV(3)[1]/74 | Z27
Period: Hasanlu Period IVB
Section:Near Eastern
Credit Line:The Hasanlu Project; Robert H. Dyson Jr., 1958
Other Number:HAS58-203 - Field No SF


Bronze; grip top crescent shape tapering in for the grip, then expanding toward lower end, curved just above base (for binding); base rectangular; two holes, one at top and at the bottom for attachment of either bone or wood pieces; all edges raised; entire object, hilt and blade bent into curve.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Great Sites: Hasanlu ( May 2009 - May 2009) 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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