Etruscan or Villanovan bronze spear bladeW34
A bronze spear head with a hexagonal hollow tapering shaft and flared blade.
Italy, Villanovan or Etruscan, 8th – 7th Century BC
22.6 x 4 cms
Intact as shown
Ex. deceased estate, Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK; acquired c. 1900-1950. The items in this collection were inspected by the Department of Antiquities in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford during the 1960’s. A photocopy of a letter from The Ashmolean recommending some conservation procedures for the collection accompanies this lot.