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LOT 1260

Estimate
GBP (£) 120 - 170
EUR (€) 140 - 200
USD ($) 160 - 230

Opening Bid
£108 (EUR 129; USD 147) (+bp*)

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Western Asiatic Tanged Leaf-Shaped Spearhead

c.21st-mid 15th century BC

A large bronze tripartite spearhead with biconvex blade and flattened tang. 315 grams, 27.7cm (11"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Ex Abelita family collection, 1980-2015.

Literature
See similar spearhead in Gernez, G., L’armament en métal au Proche et Moyen-Orient: des origines a 1750 av. J.C., Paris, 2007, fig.2.88, pl.319, for the type.

Footnotes
The spearhead belongs to the subtype L2.B.d of the Gernez classification.