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Spearhead

Period:
Early Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 2800 B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Yarim Tepe
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Copper
Dimensions:
4.61 in. (11.71 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements
Credit Line:
Purchase, H. Dunscombe Colt Gift, 1963
Accession Number:
63.102.17
Not on view
1962, excavated by David Stronach, on behalf of the British Institute of Persian Studies; acquired by the Museum in 1963, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.

“The Era of ’76,” The Carborundum Museum, Niagara Falls, New York, June 6, 1975–February 10, 1976.

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. 108, no. 174.
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