Part of a circular hilt; iron core banded with alternate rings of red sandstone and ivory(?), top broken; lower portion of copper/bronze expanding to lunate with three raised bands of bronze at each end; iron blade held by this bronze section; lower part of blade missing; blade section a diamond shape. Wood handle.
Hilt bronze, fragment of iron blade. Hilt: handle lozenge shaped in section, decorated with six bands of very shallow groups of oblique chevron lines. Pommel formed of double discs, the larger at top of hilt, smaller at top of pmmel. This one has hole in center. Shoulder of hilt on blade eared, with straight flanges down edge of blade. Across top of blade decorated with shallow oblique lines in three bands.
The Hasanlu Project (Miscellaneous Sites); Robert H. Dyson Jr., 1969