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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 125

    A MYCENAEAN BRONZE SPEAR HEAD

    LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 1400-1100 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A MYCENAEAN BRONZE SPEAR HEAD
    LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 1400-1100 B.C.
    The elongated leaf shaped blade with a raised midrib, flattened on the edges and coming to a sharp point, perforated on each side toward the base, the conical shaft hollow
    18½ in. (47 cm.) long


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    For related examples from Olympia and Delphi see pls. 43-44 in Avila, Bronzene Lanzen-und Pfeilspitzen er griechischen Spätbronzezeit, Prähistorische Bronzefunde. V, bd. 1.

    Provenance

    with Korban Gallery, London, 1987.
    English Private Collection.