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Three long, pointed flanges project from a cylindrical shank; a hole and a barb are on the latter. Green patina, with earth encrustation.

Provenance

1882: purchased by Edward Robinson in Athens according to MFA Register of Metalwork; gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, January 4, 1888

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson

Greek, Archaic Period, 700–480 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 595.

Dimensions

3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.3

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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