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Dagger

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Northwestern Iran, Caspian region
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
2.32 x 15.47 in. (5.89 x 39.29 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.261.6
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1961, purchased from Jerome M. Eisenberg, 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. 99, no. 164.
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