Persian. <em>Bracteate</em>, 6th-5th century B.C.E. Gold, 13/16 x 1 5/16 in. (2.1 x 3.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair Bradley Martin, 70.142.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 70.142.6-.11_PS2.jpg)



Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:6th-5th century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 13/16 x 1 5/16 in. (2.1 x 3.4 cm)



Accession Number: 70.142.8

Image: 70.142.6-.11_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold Bracteate. Full figure of striding lion boarded by a line of high repoussé. The shoulder blade, rib cage, shoulder and haunch muscles are indicated in the same thin repoussé line. There are 3 rings for attachment on the back. Condition: Base of tail broken from body. Small cracks along all the ribs.

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