We specialize in picking artifacts from the finest private collections from around the globe. Our mandate is to keep history alive by ensuring these precious items get passed along to a new generation of collectors. Country of Origin/Culture: Western Sahara.
Approximate Age Range: 10,2. 00 BCE - 2000 BCE. Material: Various: Jasper, Agate, Flint. For sale is this top quality lot of large to medium size full barbed Western Sahara arrowheads. The set includes 6 large to medium exquisitely knapped arrowheads with their long barbs still intact.
These were designed to pierce their target and not come out, and in fact, the more the target moved the deeper the arrow will dig, resulting in a quicker death from blood loss. Rare to find in such stunning condition. This lot contains extremely high quality example of this ancient Western Sahara culture's high degree of skill and superior arrow making technology to almost any ancient neolithic culture. Little is known of the prehistory of Western Sahara, although Neolithic (New Stone Age) rock engravings in Saguia el-Hamra and in isolated locations in the south suggest that it was occupied by a succession of hunting and pastoral groups, with some agriculturists in favoured locales, prior to a gradual process of desertification that began about 2500 BCE. By the 4th century BCE there was trade between Western Sahara and Europe across the Mediterranean; the Phoenicians sailed along the west coast of Africa in this period.The Romans also had some contact with the Saharan peoples. By medieval times this part of the Sahara was occupied by anhajh Amazigh (Berber) peoples who were later dominated by Arabic-speaking Muslim Bedouins from about 1000 CE. Ancient Origins Boutique stands by all of our picks and always try and provide the best information possible, based on the information we are provided with from the original collector. We try to make all our pieces affordable and we are always open to offer so please do so! Questions are always welcome and if your looking for more items similar to what we offer, please ask. We constantly have new pieces arriving and don't always have time to put everything up. The item "Ancient Neolithic Large Medium Western Sahara Top Quality Barbed Arrowhead Set" is in sale since Sunday, March 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Neolithic & Paleolithic". The seller is "ancientoriginsboutique" and is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This item can be shipped worldwide.