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LOT 1352

Estimate
GBP (£) 100 - 140
EUR (€) 120 - 160
USD ($) 120 - 170

Price
£90 (EUR 105; USD 110) (+bp*)

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WESTERN ASIATIC TANGED LEAF-SHAPED SPEARHEAD
CIRCA 21ST-MID 15TH CENTURY B.C.
11 in. (315 grams, 27.7 cm).

A large bronze tripartite spearhead with biconvex blade and flattened tang.

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.

CONDITION