|LURISTAN BRONZE SHAFT-HOLE AXEHEAD
With rounded lunate blade, curled protrusion at back. A sheep’s head projecting from the back of the shaft hole, the blade emanating from a serpent’s mouth.
Ca. 2100-1750 BC
H. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.)
Ex B.S. collection, Grand Blanc, MI acquired from Royal-Athena in 1988.