EUROPEAN 
SPEARS, JAVELINS AND ARROWHEADS 
OF THE ROMAN TIMES

 

 

1309   ROMAN IRON SHIELD BOSS
           IV century
Iron boss with a hemispherical (cone domed cylinder) bowl and an annular, slightly downturned flange. There are four corroded-iron fastening rivets, equidistantly spaced along the perimeter of the flange, of which only one has survived. Attached to the back of the boss is an iron grip, complete. Chipped flange, mended seams on the small area of the flange, otherwise intact, surface covered with resoluble acrylic film.
D. 8.1" (20.5 cm), H. 3.3" (8.3 cm).
See: J. Simon, The Excavations at Dura-Europos conducted by Yale University and the French Academy of Inscriptions and Letters 1928 to 1937, The Arms and Armour, p. 171-173. 
SOLD

 

 

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1276   ROMAN PILUM HEAD
           I-II century
Long narrow conical socket. Leaf-shaped blade with short shoulders, lenticular in section. Part of the wooden shaft is preserved by the corrosion products inside. Intact, surface covered with resoluble acrylic film.
L. 13.5" (34.4 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1290   IRON SPEAR/JAVELIN-HEAD
           II-IV century
           Central and Eastern Europe
Narrow conical split socket. Leaf-shaped blade with pronounced central nervure.
Part of the grain of the wooden shaft is preserved by the corrosion products inside. Intact, surface covered with resoluble acrylic film.
L. 11.8" (30 cm).
$ 300

 

 

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1291   IRON SPEAR/JAVELIN-HEAD
           II-IV century
           Central and Eastern Europe
Narrow conical split socket. Leaf-shaped blade with pronounced central nervure. Part of the wooden shaft is preserved by the corrosion products inside. Intact, surface covered with resoluble acrylic film.
L. 11.6" (29.5 cm).
$ 300

 

 

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1289   IRON SPEAR-HEAD
           II-IV century
           Central and Eastern Europe
Narrow conical split socket. Leaf-shaped blade with pronounced central nervure. Small fragment at the base missing, otherwise intact, surface covered with resoluble acrylic film.
L. 13.5" (34.4 cm).
$ 300

 

 

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1292   IRON SPEAR-HEAD
           II-IV century
           Central and Eastern Europe
Narrow conical split socket. Leaf-shaped blade with pronounced central nervure. Part of the wooden shaft is preserved by the corrosion products inside. Fragment at the base missing, otherwise intact, surface covered with resoluble acrylic film.
L. 13.7" (34.8 cm).
$ 300

 

 

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1297   IRON SPEAR-HEAD
           II-IV century
           Central and Eastern Europe
Narrow conical socket with two holes for a nail. Leaf-shaped blade with pronounced central nervure. Part of the wooden shaft is preserved by the corrosion products inside. Intact, surface covered with resoluble acrylic film.
L. 14.6" (37.1 cm).
$ 350

 

 

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1288   GERMANIC IRON SPEAR-HEAD
           III century
           Central and Eastern Europe
Conical socket with reinforced ring. Narrow long blade of rhomb section, with short shoulders. Part of the grain of the wooden shaft is preserved by the corrosion products inside. Small fragment at the base missing, otherwise intact, surface covered with resoluble acrylic film.
L. 13.5" (34.3 cm).
SOLD

 

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