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Spearhead

spearhead. The shaft was joined by a rivet through the circular part of the metal. This section was hammered into shape leaving the joining-line along one side. Green patina.

Provenance

By 1963: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland (said to come from Macedonia with 64.511-64.512, 64.514-64.515); purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, about 1200–1100 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 536.

Accession Number

64.513

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Archery, Spears, Javelins