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Copper alloy spearhead

Period:
Early Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 2500–2000 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
11 1/2in. (29.2cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5284
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Leaf-shaped blade with a hooked tang.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4631, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1393, pp. 388, 390, New York: Gilliss Press.

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