Anatolian Bronze Arrow Head Tips

Description
Anatolian Bronze Arrow Head Tips
Circa 2nd millennium BC

A. A finely cast Anatolian trilobite arrowhead tip, with three blades projecting from the centre. It has a very short cylindrical shaft.

B. A finely cast Anatolian trilobate bronze arrowhead tip, featuring elongated barbs.

C A finely cast Anatolian trilobite arrowhead tip, with three blades projecting from the centre. It has a long cylindrical tang for inserting into the wooden shaft.

Anatolia, known as Asia Minor Asian Turkey, refers to an ancient peninsula that once had rigorous cultural contacts with numerous Ancient Near Eastern cultures. Anatolian bronze weapons present a strong stylistic and topologically adherences to these Luristan bronze prototypes that were produced during the Iron Age. Having been strongly impacted by Luristan bronze culture, Anatolian weapons were used as one of the commonest burial offerings, indicating the importance of bronze weapons of the Iron Age Anatolia.

Measurements, from left to right: a - 4.9 cm length; b - 3cm length; c - 4.6cm length.

Provenance: Ex. London Collection, formed between 1990 - present.

Lot details
Culture
Anatolian
Material
Bronze
Object
Arrow Head Tips
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 2nd millennium BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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