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Greek Socketted 'Streamer' Spearhead

Lot 1460
5th-3rd century BC. A slender lentoid-section bronze spearhead with tapering socket and two slots to the lower blade coaxial with the midrib, possibly to accept fabric inserts. See Branigan, K. Aegean Metalwork of the Early and Middle Bronze Age, Oxford, 1974 for discussion. 124 grams, 20.5cm (8"). Property of a Jersey gentleman; by inheritance from his father; acquired in lieu of a debt in 1962 and originally brought back to Jersey by a British army officer in the 19th century. [No Reserve]


Fine condition.

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Greek Socketted 'Streamer' Spearhead

Estimate £120 - £170May 24, 2018
23-24 Berkeley Square
London, W1J 6HE
United Kingdom
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