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Achaemenid or Greek art
5th – 4th century B.C.
D : 14.5 cm
Complete and virtually intact; some wear and oxidation outside.
The two bracelets, which look very similar but are not identical, are composed of several twisted wires of silver arranged in a semi-circle; they are soldered to two triangular plates that form the ends of the adornment.
This idol is composed of three elements separated from each other: the bottle-shaped base, the cylindrical stem and the standard with the stylized animals.
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