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

On View

Gallery 212A-B

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