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Arrowhead

Period:
Iron Age II
Date:
ca. 9th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Hasanlu
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
2.6 in. (6.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Constantine Sidamon-Eristoff Gift, 1961
Accession Number:
61.100.51
Not on view
1960, excavated by Robert H. Dyson Jr. on behalf of the Hasanlu Project sponsored by the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, the Archaeological Service of Iran, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art; acquired by the Museum in 1961, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 62, no. 76.

Thornton, Christopher. 2011. "Appendix 6.1. Database of Arrowheads from Hasanlu IVB by Field Number, Type, Material, Context." In Peoples and Crafts in Period IVB at Hasanlu, Iran, edited by Maude de Schauensee. Hasanlu Special Studies IV, edited by Robert H. Dyson. University Museum Monograph 132. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, HAS No. 60-909.
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