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Spearhead: O.207-1946

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Bronze spear or arrow head, of a triangular shape.


History note: Bought from Karlbeck, 1933

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Length: 27.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.


Shang-Yin dynasty
-1200 - 1100 -1100

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.207-1946
Primary reference Number: 201955
Oscar Raphael number: 86
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Created: Friday 26 June 2015 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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