Lot 1460

Iron Age Celtic Socketted Spearhead

5th-3rd century BC. A broad iron spearhead of foliate typology, socketed, strong central groove. See Connolly, P., Greece and Rome at war, London, 2006, p.117 no.26, from the Marne Area in France, St. Germain Museum. 162 grams, 25.2cm (10"). Ex German collection, Cologne, 1990s. The Celts were renowned as swordsmen but Diodorus Siculus describes... more