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Lot 2712
Copper Hoard Culture, Uttar Pradesh, Northern India, mid-2nd millennium BC. A cast copper harpoon decorated with facing mask to the tip and animals below, round-section shank with lateral hooks and spurs, short tang. See Yule, P. The Bronze Age Metalwork of India, Prähistorische Bronzefunde XX, München, 1985 for discussion.1.2 kg, 40cm (15 3/4"). From a European collection, Cologne, Germany; formed in the 1980s. Some Copper Hoard items have been assigned a ritual rather than practical function (Yule: 1985"). Spears of this type have been found in the Ganges Valley and the area of ancient Bactria. They are rare, and decorated examples are extremely rare.

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Fine condition. Extremely rare.

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