Massive early antique Iron Ancus Elephant Goad from the Deccan

Massive early antique Iron Ancus Elephant Goad from the Deccan

A massive early iron Ankus from the Deccan. Heavy iron construction, the hooked blade to the side and blade to the top ridged and very strong. The wooden shaft is broken off, an iron strap carries on below the head with two thick rings. Mounted on a custom-made perspex stand. Approx 15 inches. South India, 17th century or earlier. Indo Persian

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