Dirk with hilt and blade cast in one piece


  • Title

    Dirk with hilt and blade cast in one piece

  • Associated place

    Luristan (find spot)
  • Date

    1200 BC - 800 BC
  • Material and technique

    copper alloy, cast

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    39.4 cm (length)
    hilt 8.6 cm (length)
    blade 30.8 cm (length)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department


  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Moorey, P. R. S., Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971), 049, pp.72-73, fig.13, Pl.6

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