The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, beingpreceded by the Stone Age and Bronze Age. The technology of the Iron Age is characterised by the production of tools and weaponry by ferrous metallurgy, more specifically from carbon steel.
Iron Celtic Spearhead
A hand-forged Celtic iron spearhead. It features a slender, willow-leaf blade and flared socket.
Period: Iron Age
Provenance: UK art market, acquired prior to 1980.
Condition: Fair condition, socket damaged.