|BACTRIAN BRONZE AXE HEAD
The narrow blade decorated with incised chevrons, cut-away socket with banded edges, the shaft decorated with two squatting figures each wearing short tunic, one wrestling a seated feline the other with arms around the feline and a standing quadruped.
2nd Millennium BC
L. 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm.)
Ex London art market, late 1990s.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 251.