This item is Big and HEAVY... Cast out of SOLID Bronze. Added a nice feature in creating a FELINE Neck that resembles a Lion or Panther.
(Actually it reminds me of the Penn state Nittany Lion). This Ancient Artifact has it all, a Lion's head shaft point, Beautiful Ancient Kufic Script, embossed designs, and. Birds on both sides of the Ax face. This Stunning AX Head measure over 8 inches long... With a blade that measures an amazing 7 inches wide.This is your opportunity to own an. The artistic design and Kufic script of this item was prevalent from the 7th to 10th centuries. Kufic script was the first style of writing of the Islamic Period and the manifestation of delicacy and beauty in the art of calligraphy. Developed in the city of Kufa, it became known as Kufic script and was used mainly in holy documents, becoming revered as a sacred and divine aspect of human expression. Calligraphers were striven to create the most decorative and detailed designs possible into this innovative style incorporating various artistic designs to symbolize Gods creations into sacred words. Patterns in Islamic artifacts normally take one of three different forms: vegetal, or curving vines, often called arabesques; calligraphic verses, usually from the Quran; and geometric shapes.
Instead of representing something specific, as a symbol would in Western art, patterns in Islamic architecture are meant to represent abstract concepts related to Islam and encourage people to think about the impermanence of the physical world and the unity and nature of God. And in the military since 1976!! Thank you very much for looking.The item "ANCIENT BRONZE Large Lion Head AX HEAD with Kufic Script Persian Seljuk Khurasan" is in sale since Monday, November 07, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "antiquemusicalthings" and is located in Dulles, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, ZA, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, BR, CL, CO, CR, PA, TT, GT, HN, JM.