Persian. <em>Openwork Roundel</em>, 6th-5th century B.C.E. Gold, 1/16 x 1 5/8 in. (0.1 x 4.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair Bradley Martin, 70.142.10. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 70.142.6-.11_PS2.jpg)

Openwork Roundel

Artist:PersianAchaemenid

Medium: Gold

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

Dimensions: 1/16 x 1 5/8 in. (0.1 x 4.2 cm)

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Accession Number: 70.142.10

Image: 70.142.6-.11_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Openwork roundel with two adorsed rampant lions whose tails intertwine in a figure 8 and who touch noses. The entire piece is made from a single sheet of metal. Condition: Border cracked through between head and paw of the left animal.

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