Luristan Bronze


Luristan Bronze

Objects excavated since the late 1920s in the valleys of the Zagros Mountains in the Luristan region of western Iran. Dating from c. 1500 to c. 500 BC, they consist of utensils, weapons, jewelry, horse trappings, belt buckles, and ritual and votive objects. They are believed to have been produced either by the Cimmerians or by Indo-European peoples of Media or Persia.

Variants of LURISTAN BRONZE

Luristan Bronze or Lorestan Bronze

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