Ancient Luristan Bronze Pin 12th -8th century BC
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).
CONDITION: fine green patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Length 5 inches (12,8 cm).
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