Bronze Age, Early or Middle Cypriote Period
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 542.
8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
(Spearhead) Dagger.There is a ridge in the middle and three wire attachments on each side of the handle end. Heavy white and dull green incrustation.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription