Ancient Luristan Bronze Pin
Ancient bronze pin “Swollen Pin” of the tapering round section ornamented with incised linear decoration. These types of pins were used during the Bronze Age for fasting cloaks or other garments. 12th -8th century BC, Luristan (Western Iran).
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 6 ¾ inches (17,3 cm)
CONDITION: In very good condition, considering its age, with beautiful natural patina showing the age and usage.
REFERENCES: a similar bronze pin is published in the book “Iran in the Ancient East” by Ernest E. Herzfeld, New York, 1988, page 153, Fig. 272.