Bronze spearhead

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 11.1 x 2.9cm (4 3/8 x 1 1/8in.)

Accession Number

72.4501

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, fishing, Archery, spears, javelins

Bronze spearhead; thin, spoon-shaped blade; flat, incrusted in green.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C.Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way