Arrowhead

Greek, East Greek
Archaic or Early Classical Period
550–450 B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 596; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).

Dimensions

3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.570

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Trilobe arrowhead with a hollow socket for the shaft and full-length, rhomboid blades.

Green patina, and some encrustation.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America