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

On View

Gallery 212A-B

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