Seller: aleksandr1962aleksandr (1,397) 99.6%, Location: Kharkov, default, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 152310232011 Material: Iron, Details: VERY RARE Old Original Big Battle Axe \ Боевой топорAncient Scythian-Sarmatia 7-4 BC weight of 920 Gramme weighing-machine from ChinaSagaris (σαγαρις) - Scythian (Persian, Saka) Battleaxe, Scythian origin. Sagaris is mentioned in the legend of the origin of the Scythians, of sacred gifts that fell from the sky. Several sagarisov was found by archaeologists in the tombs of the nobles of the Scythians. Most often, these axes have a narrow blade, circular eye and tetrahedral, round butt or hammer."Saks, they Scythians had on their heads straight pointed hats they wore anaksiridy had local bows, daggers and axes Sagar". Herodotus VII 64; L. Zgusta, Personennamen ... This is not a traditional Persian weapons. However, it is widely used in the Middle East dependent on Persian states and directly into the Persian army. Using the Persians ax mentioned by Herodotus in the Battle of Marathon (as it dies Callimachus). Plutarch in the Life of Alexander mentions that Alexander was nearly killed by an ax Persian Spithridates at the Battle of the Granicus.There are many archaeological discoveries , including axes, which are difficult to identify. This is due to the fact that many objects can be simply " in the wrong place and at the wrong time." For example, an archaeological find in their characteristics may correspond to European standards completely identical while , as was found in a completely different region. Thus, there are inconsistencies, errors and even legends . On the territory of Ukraine , as well as in the Crimea , for example, found a lot of different archaeological findings that are difficult to identify . Lot of such examples. Sometimes they are decorated with images made in the animal style. Most of his life Scythians were performed in campaigns and battles. This circumstance forced them to continually improve their weapons. Best Set of lot Welcome!!! The item you see is the item you get! Payment PayPal is the preferred method of payment, for other means of paying please ask before bidding. Payment must be received within 7 days. Shipping Shipping for Europe & $25 for the USA and the rest of the world. Items will be shipped within 1 business day of receiving clear payment.. Returns I accept returns if for any reason you are not satisfied with the items. To get a full refund (minus the shipping costs), buyers must send the items back within 14 days of receiving them, in the same condition they were initially sent. Feel free to ask me any questions, and I will try to answer as soon as possible. You can also write to me if you need higher resolution pictures. Please see my other items!