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Lot 2036
Copper Hoard Culture, Uttar Pradesh, Northern India, mid-2nd millennium BC. A substantial bronze spearhead or harpoon with thick midrib, notched barbed blade, reverse lateral barb above a flat-section tang. See Yule, P. The Bronze Age Metalwork of India, Prähistorische Bronzefunde XX, München, 1985 for discussion.749 grams, 36cm. (14"). 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").

Condition

Fine condition. Extremely rare.

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Indo-Gangetic Multi-Barbed Spearhead

Estimate £200 - £300Feb 22, 2018