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Dagger with Lion-headed Handle and Ibex-headed Hilt Achaemenid Persian (5th-4th Century B.C.) Said to be from Hamadan Gold L. 41.27 cm, W. 10.47 cm National Museum of Iran © British Museum

Extent of Ancient Persia

(Iran, Achaemenid Empire) Gold dagger with Lion-headed Handle and Ibex-headed Hilt Achaemenid Persian century BCE. Said to be from Hamadan in Iran.

Historical Artifact - Golden Achaemenid Dagger

Historical Persian Queens, Empresses, Warriors, Generals of the Ancient Persia

Persian tabar (axe), 19th century, The blade of crescent form with carved animal motif, and gold overlay vegetal design, inscription within lobed cartouche and studded with turquoise stones, with elongated dragon finials and spike, pattern-welded faceted steel haft incised at base and blade, 63cm. Inscriptions:Qur’an, surah al-Fath (XLVIII),1 and surah al-Saff (LXI), parts of 13.

Persian tabar (axe), century, The blade of crescent form with carved animal…

A Parthian bronze and iron dagger   Circa 1st Century B.C. - 2nd Century A.D.  The bifurcated crescentic pommel with knopped terminals, the waisted hilt with ridged decoration, the iron blade tapering to the tip, 15¼in (39cm) long

A Parthian bronze and iron dagger Circa Century B. The bifurcated crescentic pommel with knopped terminals, the waisted hilt with ridged decoration, the iron blade tapering to the tip, long

Dagger (khanjar) of Emperor Aurangzeb (reigned 1658–1707) and sheath | LACMA Collections

Dagger (khanjar) of Emperor Aurangzeb (reigned and sheath

Indian (Deccan, Bijapur or Golconda) dagger, 16th c, cast copper hilt, chased, gilded, inlaid with rubies. Portraits of Sultan 'Ali 'Adil Shah of Bijapur 1558–80 show him wearing similar zoomorphic hilt daggers. In the ruby-studded hilt, a dragon whose tail wraps around the grip attacks a lion, which is attacking a deer, symbolic of the deity Garuda. Before the deer is a bird with a snake in its beak. Lower down is a mythical lionlike Yali, with floral scrolls issuing from its mouth. Met…

Indian (Deccan, Bijapur or Golconda) dagger, c, cast copper hilt, chased…

A very important shamshir with serrated blade Persia, mid-18th Century

A very important shamshir with serrated blade Persia, Century

Halberd-axe head with the head of a mouflon. Luristan bronze, late 2nd millennium–early 1st millennium BC. From Amlash, Iran. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amlash_culture#mediaviewer/File:Halberd-axe_MBA_Lyon_E_697a-IMG_0110-0111.jpg

Hair comb from Marlik (north of Iran),gold 1000 BC

Three Luristan bronze axeheads. Iran, circa late 2nd - early 1st Millennium B.C.

Iran, circa late - early Millennium B.

Achaemenid golden piece simillar to the handle of a dagger.  Reza Abbasi Museum  Tehran,Iran

Achaemenid golden piece simillar to the handle of a dagger. Reza Abbasi Museum Tehran,Iran - M

ACHAEMENID SILVER SPOON, 4TH CENTURY BC  With a duck’s head (at the bowl), a leaping lion and a griffin.

An example of a society who do not take materials for granted. The ancients knew the benefits of forming silver with details which is why no surface was left blank

Achaemenid Golden Dagger With Handle Of Lion's Head

شمشیر عهد هخامنشیان Achaemenid Golden Dagger With Handle Of Lion's Head National Museum Of Iran

Persian / Caucasus qama (double edged dagger) 18th to 19th century, broad straight blade with central groove decorated with damascened cartouches of foliate motifs, horn and marine ivory grips with an intricate arabesque of lotus palmettes, scrolling tendrils and cloud-bands in gold and painted, scabbard with painted decoration and silver lower chape, the upper mount of steel with gold damascening, 58.7cm. 3 repins - d16152ffcd1ce9629eda513cddd8c17c.jpg 210×814 pixels

Persian / Caucasus qama (double edged dagger) to century, broad…

Stunning Rare Indo Persian Islamic turkish ottoman shamshir mughal wootz Dagger

Stunning Rare Indo Persian Islamic turkish ottoman shamshir mughal wootz Dagger

A beautiful hunting hanger:    provenance:	 	Germany dating:	 	18th Century.

A beautiful hunting hanger: provenance: Germany dating: Century.

Indian (Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu) Bichuwa dagger, 17th century, steel, brass, silver, H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm); H. of blade 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); W. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); Wt. 8.1 oz. (229.6 g) Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, Met Museum.

Indian (Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu) Bichuwa dagger, 17th century, steel, brass, silver, H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm); H. of blade 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); W. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); Wt. 8.1 oz. (229.6 g) Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, Met Museum.

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