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Bronze arrowhead

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 1450–1050 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
length 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5300
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
The type is rare in the Aegean but common in the Near East, from whence they reached Cyprus.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4776, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1480, pp. 404-5, New York: Gilliss Press.

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