Framed Mesopotamian Bronze Barbed Arrowhead


A finely cast Mesopotamian bronze arrowhead featuring a small ovate-shaped blade with two prominent protruding barbs. The blade features a prominent, raised midrib which extends slightly to form the stem. The short stem leads to a narrow tang which would have been attached to a wooden shaft. Beautiful patination covers the surface.

The arrowhead is mounted in a custom-made frame.

Date: Circa 1800-600 BC
Condition: Very fine condition. Signs of earthy encrustation visible to the surface.


SKU: AH-1066 Category: Tag:

Arrowheads of this type have been recovered across many different ancient cultures inhabiting the Anatolian and Near Eastern regions during the Iron Age and were used in battles and for hunting.

Weight 346 g
Dimensions L 22.5 x W 15.5 cm



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