Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miniature Votive Spearhead

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, gold
Dimensions:
L. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.185
Not on view
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, 56, 174, 178, 206, no. 79, ill.

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