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Arrowhead (?)

Parthian (?)
ca. 3rd century B.C.–3rd century A.D.
Iran, Shahr-i Qumis (ancient Hecatompylos)
Parthian (?)
0.31 x 1.38 in. (0.79 x 3.51 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, H. Dunscombe Colt Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
Not on view
1967, excavated by David Stronach and John Hansman, representing the British Institute of Persian Studies and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; acquired by the Museum in 1969, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Crawford, Vaughn E. 1969. "Reports of the Departments: Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 28 (2), p. 58.

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. 111, no. 187 .
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