Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Five Projectile Shafts

Date:
before 1272
Geography:
Haifa
Culture:
Western European or Near Eastern
Medium:
Wood, polychromy
Dimensions:
a) L. 10 1/4 in. (25.9 cm); Diam. 13/32 in. (1 cm); b) L. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm); Diam. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm); c) L. 5 1/4 in. (13.1 cm); Diam. 3/8 in. (.9 cm) d) L. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Diam. 3/8 in. (.8 cm) e) L. 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm); Diam. 3/8 in. (.8 cm)
Classification:
Archery Equipment-Arrows & Quivers
Credit Line:
Gift of Clarence H. Mackay, Archer M. Huntington, Stephen H. P. Pell and Bashford Dean, 1928
Accession Number:
28.99.38a–e
Not on view
Dean, Bashford. "A Crusaders' Fortress in Palestine: A Report of Explorations Made by the Museum, 1926." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 22, no. 9, pt. 2 (September 1927). pp. 37–38, fig. 53.

Nickel, Helmut. "Some Heraldic Fragments Found at Castle Montfort/Starkenberg in 1926, and the Arms of the Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights." Metropolitan Museum Journal 24 (1989). pp. 35–36.

Boas, Adrian J. Crusader Archaeology: The Material Culture of the Latin East. London: Routledge, 1999. p. 178.

Breiding, Dirk H. A Deadly Art: European Crossbows, 1250–1850. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013. pp. 20–21, no. 1b, ill.



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