Lot 1618: Western Asiatic Hittite Duck-Billed Axehead
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd millennium BC. A bronze axehead with ovoid socket and ribbed tongue-shaped blade, two elliptical piercings to each face extending to the socket. See discussion in Godard, F. The Art of Iran, London, 1965, p.76-82. 139 grams, 94mm (3 3/4"). From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition, some pitting.