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Fragment from Overlay, 1 of 5

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Reportedly From: Ziwiyeh, Iran
  • DATES 8th-7th century B.C.E.
    DIMENSIONS 4 3/16 x 2 15/16 in. (10.7 x 7.5 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair Bradley Martin
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Triangular fragment of sheet. A short section of a chased guilloche pattern and a drop-shaped figure form the decoration contained within a plain embossed border. At apex of triangle is a punched hole for attachment of a chain or cord. Condition: Slightly bent and nicked along edges; otherwise good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Persian. Fragment from Overlay, 1 of 5, 8th-7th century B.C.E. Gold, 4 3/16 x 2 15/16 in. (10.7 x 7.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair Bradley Martin, 70.142.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.70.142.1_print_bw.jpg)
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