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Lot 2081
Copper Hoard Culture, Uttar Pradesh, Northern India, mid-2nd millennium BC. A substantial bronze leaf-shaped spearhead with thick midrib and rounded tip, barbed blade, flat-section tang with lateral spur. See Yule, P. The Bronze Age Metalwork of India, Prähistorische Bronzefunde XX, München, 1985 for discussion.1.1 kg, 49.5cm (19 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").


Fine condition. Extremely rare.

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Indo-Gangetic Barbed Spearhead

Estimate £180 - £240Feb 22, 2018