Object Title

Spear head

Spear head

Date

700 - 601 BC

Object Number

VII.1638

Provenance

From Cumae near Naples.

Physical Description

Bornze, old BM no. 1915, 7-13, 25. Long evenly tapering head with pronoounced medial ridge which continues to form a socket. The lower half of the blade is decorated around the edge with a triple band of chevron ornament.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 475 mm (18.7 in), blade length: 380 mm, Weight: 1 lb 2 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Notes

Listed in Lord Dillon's 1909 Inventory as ClassI-24. Transferred to British Museum in 1914 and returned 1972.