Bronze Age Luristan 'Marlik VI' Sword Type Spearhead
Copper-alloy, 435 grams, 400 mm. Circa 1,400-1,000 BC. A very large Marlik VI cast sword type spearhead with a gently tapering blade with broad central rib and a short, plain tang. Ref: Khorasani, Manouchehr Moshtagh Arms and Armor from Iran, page 627; cat. 273. A good example in very fine condition with an excellent blade. Provenance: from an old English collection.