Object Title

Spear head

Spear head

Date

600 - 501 BC

Object Number

VII.1635

Provenance

Unknown. Transferred from the Royal Armouries to the British Museum in 1914 (reg. no. 1915 7-13 5a) and returned in 1972

Physical Description

Of iron, much corroded with evenly tapering blade, and socket retaining traces of wood. 1915 7-13-5a

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 310mm Blade length: 210mm Weight: 370g (13 oz)

Associations

Places Greece

Bibliographic References

Dorling Kindersley, Weapon. A visual history of arms & armour, Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London, 2006, pp. 40 (col. illus., left). 43 (col. illus., centre, above).