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Luristan axe head with human masks

Luristan axe head with human masks

 

Axe head with curved blade issuing from the opened jaws of a lion, ribbed tubular socket flanked by two projecting human masks and prollungated at the back with spikes in the form of boars heads.

Cast bronze.

Luristan, early 1st millenium B.C.

Length : 20,5 cm

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