- Art Funded
- 18 cm
- Presented by
- Henry Oppenheimer through The Art Fund
Bronze axe head, inlaid with silver, representing an ibex attacked by a tiger, who in turn is attacked by a boar.
It seems certain that the axe was entirely cermonial as the edge is blunt. Initially thought to be related to the Bactrian art of 300-200 BC. Now attributed to 2500 to 2000 BC.