Arrowheads

Description
These items were described by their collector as ‘Greek arrow-heads, of various types. (1) Leaf shaped with central ridges and socket. (2) Fusil-shaped, three-sided. (3) With three blades merging at the point. (4) Conical, with rudimentary barbs. (5) Without neck, but pierced for shaft. Types 4 and 5 may be Persian, and were found on Battlefield of Marathon (fought B.C. 490)’. They belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects, which he bequeathed to the museum on his death.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/259
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
arrowheads
Simple Name
arrowhead
Full Name
arrowheads
Dimensions
whole length 38 mm; whole W 11 mm; whole depth 11 mm
Cultural Group
Greek
Period Classification
Classical - 500-336 BC
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD
Collection Country
Greece
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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