Massive Ancient Greek Hoplite Bronze Decorated Spear on Stand - 460mm

Description
Massive Ancient Greek Hoplite Bronze Decorated Spear on Stand - 460mm
Ca. 800 B.C. - Europe

Ca. 800 B.C. Rare Ancient Greek Hoplite bronze spear; Leaf-shaped blade; with the socketed decorated shaft; including a custom made stand; Good Condition; From west Asia to Mainland Greece, bronze weaponry production flourished from the 2nd millennium BC to about 700BC when it was gradually replaced by iron. Swords, spears, and arrows were exchanged via trade and war and are discovered in both civic and ritual contexts. 460 x 52 mm; 17.91335x2.04724 in; 352g; Provenance: From an old British collection, acquired on the UK art market in the 1980s.

Lot details
Culture
Massive Ancient Greek Hoplite
Material
Bronze
Object
Decorated Spear on Stand - 460mm
Century/ Timeframe
Ca. 800 B.C.
Origin
Europe
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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