ELAMITE BRONZE MACE HEAD

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ELAMITE BRONZE MACE HEAD

Long cylindrical shaft decorated with four vertical rows of spikes divided by vertical double bands with incised v-shaped decoration, as wel above and below the spikes, imitating cords

Ex priv. coll. A.B. Netherlands, acq. from Christie’s London 2003.
H. 19,3 cm. Green patina. Intact

Late 3rd mill. BC

Cf. P.R.S. Moorey, Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 1971, no. 97, pl. 10

 3.500

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