Arrowhead

Greek
Late Classical Period
400–330 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 597.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 0.8 cm (3/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.4

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Tetrahedral arrowhead with barbs at the bottoms of the three blades and an internal socket for the shaft.

There is a long hole in one side. Green patina, with earth encrustation.

Provenance

1882: purchased by Edward Robinson in Athens according to MFA Register of Metalwork; gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, January 4, 1888

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson