This rare copper fishing harpoon has two barbs, one behind the tip creating a triangular head and the other near the end of the shaft.
Cf: Petrie, Sir W.M. F., Tools and Weapons, pl. XLIV no. 38
Dimensions: Height: 5 1/2 inches (14.3 cm)
Condition: The tip flattened from use, the weapon is intact and in very good condition with excellent patination. Presented on a museum-quality custom mount.
Provenance: Private Virginia collection, acquired from Malter Galleries, February 2006. Ex Leighton Wilkie Collection, collection assembled during the 1960's.