Seller: timelineoriginals (10,881) 98.9%, Location: Upminster, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 350509063697 SquareTrade © AP6.0 About Us Guarantee Shipping Auctions BRONZE AGE LURISTAN 'RIBBED' SWORD BLADE Copper-alloy, 465 grams, 57.5 cm. Circa 2nd millennium BC. A cast copper-alloy short sword blade; long, tapering blade and short chisel-ended tang. The blade is strengthened by a thick median rib extending from the tang to the tip. The shoulders are swept back and augmented by lateral flanges. Reference: cf. cast bronze spearheads in Muscarella, O.W. Bronze and Iron. Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988 item 164-5. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection. Please read about our Selling Policies on our About Us Pages Payment Credit or Debit Cards, we check consignee addresses and can only despatch to the cardholders billing address; Paypal; Bank Transfer; UK Cheque or Postal Order made payable to TimeLine Originals. Fees We do not charge any extras for taxes or handling. V.A.T. No. GB 795 7410 88; Margin scheme applies. Shipping UK Recorded delivery £2.50; UK Special delivery £5.50 including insurance International signed for £6.00 including insurance. Export licences may be required for some items. Under British law an export permit is required for all coins and antiquities over 50 years old found in UK soil. If required we make your application free of charge. Although this results in a delay, this export document ensures that your item is exported legally, and is an additional guarantee that your item is 100% authentic as described. Delivery We normally ship within 24 hours of receiving payment. Refunds & Returns All items are strictly described and graded, and are guaranteed genuine by us forever. Items are sent to you on 15 days approval. Belgravia developments (UK) Ltd. T/a TimeLine Originals; Company reg. No 3516937 Contact Me: Telephone: +44 1708-222384; Time-lines.co.uk, Berry Lodge, St. Mary's Lane, Upminster Essex, England, RM14 3PH.