A GERMAN BRONZE AGE LEAF-SHAPED SOCKETED SPEARHEAD

A remarkably well- preserved German Bronze Age leaf-shaped socketed spearhead with raised midrib.

Germany, 14th–12th Century BC

Height: 20.5 cm. (8 1/16 in.)

Width: 3.8 cm. (1 1/2 in.)

wt: 197g.

#5769

Ex: London private collection of Mr. I.V. Previously, English private collection by 1980.

Published: Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) p.9

Comparandum: Antiquity 85 417–433. 10.1017. (2011): Detlef Jantzen, et al., “A Bronze Age Battlefield? Weapons and Trauma in the Tollense Valley, North-Eastern Germany.”