Geography: probably Prague
Culture: Bohemian, probably Prague
Medium: Steel, copper alloy
Dimensions: L. 10 7/8 in. (27.5 cm); W. 1 9/16 in. (4 cm); Wt. 14.4 oz. (410 g)
Classification: Archery Equipment-Arrows & Quivers
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald S. Lauder, 1988
Accession Number: 1988.170
The kings' monograms suggest that these arrowheads were made in the royal armory at Prague, but the large size and elaborate decoration of these pieces indicate that they were used ceremonially rather than in battle. They may have been emblems of rank for officers of the royal household.