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Accessories and instruments - Tools and weapons

Bronze axe, Ashur, last quarter of the 3rd millennium BC, L 12.8 cm.

Bronze axe, Ashur, last quarter of the 3rd millennium BC, L 12.8 cm.

© Vorderasiatisches Museum – SMB, Berlin / Fotoarchiv

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Material
Ivory | Stone | Metals
Type
Tools and weapons
Details
Tools and Weapons: Ivory, stone and metal (copper, bronze, iron, steel) needles, axes, knives, arrows, armour, etc. Plain or with carved images (humans, animals, hybrids and/or deities). Armour and weapons of the Islamic period can be decorated with arabesques and inscriptions.  |
Red List
Emergency Red List of Iraqi Cultural Objects at Risk - 2015 Update
Countries
Iraq
Period
5th millennium BC – 19th century AD