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Copper Hoard Culture, Uttar Pradesh, Northern India, mid-2nd millennium BC. A slender bronze spearhead with shallow midrib, leaf-shaped blade with rounded tip, pierced in two places at the shoulders above a flat-section tang. See Yule, P. The Bronze Age Metalwork of India, Prähistorische Bronzefunde XX, München, 1985 for discussion.271 grams, 29cm (11 1/2"). Property of a West London gentleman; previously in an important weapons collection formed in the 1980s and early 1990s. Some Copper Hoard items have been assigned a ritual rather than practical function (Yule: 1985").

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Fine condition. Rare.

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Indo-Gangetic Lanceolate Spearhead

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