Etruscan or Villanovan bronze spear blade

W34

£600.00

Available

A bronze spear head with a hexagonal hollow tapering shaft and flared blade.

Culture
Italy, Villanovan or Etruscan, 8th – 7th Century BC

Size
22.6 x 4 cms

Condition
Intact as shown

Provenance
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.

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