November 6, 2016, 10:00 AM PST
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 75: A pair of ancient clay sling bullets(13 views)
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Description: A pair of ancient clay sling bullets. Lot includes a Carthaginian sling or catapult bullet, c. 149 - 146 BC, conjoined from two sections, (46 x 37mm). The second is Roman clay sling bullet, c. 2nd Century BC - 2nd Century AD, and hardened by fire in antiquity. Regarding the Carthaginian bullet see Vie et Mort Dams La Carthage Punique, pg. 122 for a very similar example; Ex-Wash DC private collection. The Roman bullet ex-Hixenbaugh Ancient Art.
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