Seller: quetzalpapalottl (1,086) 98.7%, Location: Miami, Florida, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 282203190875 Condition: Good condition according to age. Original patina. Corrosion at blade edge., Material: Bronze, Provenance: Ownership History Available, Details: You are looking at a Large Authentic Ancient LURISTAN / PERSIAN BRONZE SWORD OR DAGGER ca. 1200 – 900 BC. Beautiful Ancient Persia / Luristan Sword or Dagger with a raised central rib from tip. Cast guard and handle with characteristic shape. Partly encrusted patina with some loss at blade edge. Appears to have seen some battle! Reference: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988. Length 14" (blade: 10") Truly an Impressive piece with excellent eye appeal! This amazing piece belonged to the estate of a well-known South Florida civil war and antique weapons / tools collector who acquired most of his pieces in the 1970s and 80s. The antique near eastern weaponry and other items were found at and brought from the holy land. All illustrations are of the actual item offered. The authenticity of all pieces is fully guaranteed. Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity. Any item ever shown otherwise may be returned unaltered for full refund less shipping. Also, if item purchased is not to your satisfaction you may return it unaltered within 14 days of purchase for a full refund less shipping. We also guarantee absolute discretion and confidentiality in all transactions.