Seller: hix.antiquitatis (698) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282003550321 Canaanite Basalt Gate Lock An ancient Bronze Age Canaanite basalt massive gate lock mechanism consisting of a stone with a quadrangular channel through which the stone bolt slides. Bronze rods placed through two holes in both the bolt and the channel locked the bolt in place. Tel Lachish, Israel. Ca. 2nd millennium BC. Length: 12 1/4 in. (31.2 cm). Formerly in a New York institutional collection, purportedly found at Tel Lachish, Israel. #5702 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBEDHIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORKMember: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.