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Dagger hilt

Period:
Iron Age
Date:
ca. late 2nd–early 1st millennium B.C.
Geography:
Northwestern Iran
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
5.51 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
56.102.3
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1956, purchased from Fanaollah Sobhani, Sobhani Bros, New York.
Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 100, no. 167.
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