Spearhead

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age
about 1200–1100 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 537.

Dimensions

Length: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.514

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

The circular section has rivet-holes for mounting and is split lengthwise where it was hammered into shape. Green patina.

Provenance

By 1963: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland (said to come from Macedonia with 64.511-513, 64.515); purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund