Achaemenid. <em>Bracteate</em>, 6th-5th century B.C.E. Gold, 11/16 × 15/16 in. (1.7 × 2.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair Bradley Martin, 70.142.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 70.142.6-.11_PS2.jpg)

Bracteate

Artist:AchaemenidPersian

Medium: Gold

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

Dimensions: 11/16 × 15/16 in. (1.7 × 2.4 cm)

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Accession Number: 70.142.7

Image: 70.142.6-.11_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold bracteate. A bull's head in profile. Modeled in repoussé. The neck is covered with round bosses raised from the base sheet. Three rings for attachment are fastened on the reverse. Condition: Excellent.

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