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Plate 14
Ancient Syrian arrowheads

Figs. 1, 2, and 3.—Small iron bodkin points, showing that the early English had precedence to guide them in fashioning similar heads a thousand years later.

Figs. 4 and 5.—Larger bodkin points of forged iron. The larger of these is a bit over 2 inches long in the blade and ⅜ inch wide. Its weight is 275 grains.

Fig. 6.—A bronze arrowhead, Etruscan, of classic shape. Its blade restored would measure 1½ inches long by 1 inch wide; the thickness is about 1/32 of an inch. Its weight is 50 grains.

Fig. 7.—A rounded bodkin point whose length is 1½ inches, width ⅜ of an inch. The weight is 100 grains.

Fig. 8.—A steel lanceolate head 2 inches long by⅝ inch wide, weighing 120 grains. A well-made head.

Fig. 9.—A steel lanceolate head 2 inches long by ¾ inch wide, weight 145 grains.

Fig. 10.—A flat bronze head whose blade is 1½ inches long by ¾ inch wide. The weight is 85 grains.

Fig. 11.—Though listed as an arrowhead, this seems rather to be a bronze knife blade or lancet. The haft is square and in no way suggests an attachment to a shaft.

Fig. 6 is Museum No. 8-1244. All the others are catalogued under No. 8-231.