Arrowhead

Greek
Classical Period
480–400 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 599.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 0.6 cm (5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.6

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Tetrahedral arrowhead with internal socket for the shaft. The corners of the blades have broken and there is a hole on one side.

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