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Copper Hoard Culture, Uttar Pradesh, Northern India, mid-2nd millennium BC. A slender bronze spearhead with thick midrib, barbed blade with rounded tip, tapering round-section tang. See Yule, P. The Bronze Age Metalwork of India, Prähistorische Bronzefunde XX, München, 1985 for discussion.365 grams, 36cm (14 1/4"). 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").


Fine condition. Very rare.

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Indo-Gangetic Barbed Spearhead

Estimate £120 - £170Feb 22, 2018