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Spearhead and Ferrule

17th–18th century
Iron, gold, silver
L. of spearhead 27 1/8 in. (68.9 cm); L. of ferrule 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm)
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger and The Sulzberger Foundation Inc. Gifts and Rogers Fund, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.256a, b
Not on view
LaRocca, Donald J. "Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet." In Warriors of the Himalayas. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 1, 2006. pp. 5, 130, 174, 179, 184, nos. 81 and 82, ill. p. 179.

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