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U990.5.9
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Luristan Bronze Dagger with Animal Head Hilt
Date (Execution) : 1500-500 BC
Geographical Origin : Luristan, Iran
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Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Bronze
Support / Technique :
Object Type : daggers (weapons)
Visual Description : Short sword with long, narrow straight-tapered blade, decorative guard, hilt and pommel. Blade has central rib (flat) on both sides and has consistently smooth edges except for an area at the tip and an area near the guard.
Accession # : U990.5.9
Width (cm) : 7.50
Height (cm) : 43.50
Depth (cm) : 2.30
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Bruce L. and Mrs. Dorothy E. Brown
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