Achaemenid. <em>Dress Ornament</em>, 6th–5th century B.C.E. Gold, 1 13/16 × 2 5/16 in. (4.6 × 5.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair Bradley Martin, 70.142.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 70.142.6-.11_PS2.jpg)

Dress Ornament


Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:6th–5th century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 13/16 × 2 5/16 in. (4.6 × 5.8 cm)


Accession Number: 70.142.11

Image: 70.142.6-.11_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Snarling lion in profile, looking to the left. Modeled in low repoussé in sheet gold. The stylized mane represented by openwork rays cut from the single sheet from which the entire piece is made. Condition: Excellent

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