Agora Object: B 1287
Inventory Number:   B 1287
Section Number:   ΜΣ 1138
Title:   Spear Head
Category:   Bronze
Description:   Very poor condition but dimensions preserved.
Plain circular socket without ring. Pronounced midrib round in section. Flanged blade seems to contract ca. 0.15 from socket, then expand in flame shape for 0.25, then contract ovally, stopping 0.02 before extremity of point. Midrib contracts from 0.02 at shaft to 0.004 at point, maximum width of blade on either side 0.015.
Context:   Chamber Tomb, below Middle Stoa Terrace, opposite pier 20. On top of coffin over knees of skeleton Δ.
Handling:   On ethafoam bed.
Notebook Page:   2063
Negatives:   Leica, 84-393, 84-400
PD Number:   1421, 1438
Dimensions:   L. 0.54; Diam. (socket) 0.04, (midpoint) 0.03, (point) 0.002
Material:   Copper alloy
Date:   4-5 August 1965
Section:   ΜΣ
Deposit:   N 12:4
Period:   Mycenaean
Bibliography:   Hesperia 35 (1966), p. 74-75, no. 5, fig. 3, pl. 20d, 24c.
    Agora XIII, p. 244, no. XL-5.
    Agora XIV, p. 5-6, fig. 3.
References:   Publication: Agora XIII
Publication: Agora XIV
Publication: Hesperia 35 (1966)
Plans and Drawings (4)
Image: 1997.20.0406 (Various vi-70)
Image: 1997.20.0407 (Various vi-71)
Deposit: N 12:4
Card: B 1287
Card: B 1287