Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miniature Votive Spearhead or Arrowhead

Date:
17th–18th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver
Dimensions:
L. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Archery Equipment-Crossbows
Credit Line:
Purchase, Various Donors, by exchange and Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.184
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Sacred Traditions of the Himalayas," December 20, 2014–June 14, 2015.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 5, 16, 174, 178, no. 80, ill.

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