Selection of Anatolian Arrowheads

A selection of Anatolian cast bronze arrowheads, each featuring a barbed shape, with a central raised mid-rib, short socket and long tang for fitting onto the wooden shaft.

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.

 

Date: Circa 10th-6th century BC
Condition: Very good condition. Attractive green patination.
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Anatolia, also known in antiquity as Asia Minor, was located in the Anatolian Peninsula, part of modern Turkey today. It is one of the first regions to have boasted a rich bronze production, much like the Luristan culture in modern-day Iran. Arrowheads of similar style were popular across Transcaucasian civilisations, dating from the 1st millennium onwards, and have been recovered in burial excavations.

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