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Ornament with back-to-back lions Period: Achaemenid Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C. Geography: Iran Culture: Achaemenid Medium: Gold Dimensions: 1 5/8 in. Classification: Metalwork

Ornament with back-to-back lions Period: Achaemenid Date: ca. Geography: Iran Culture: Achaemenid Medium: Gold Dimensions: 1 in.

Northern Iran, Kelardasht golden cup, ca 800 BC, National museum of Iran - Tehran. جام زرین کلاردشت، شمال ایران، حدود ۸۰۰ پیش از میلاد، موزه‌ ایران باستان- تهران by:‏Virtual Museum of Iran Art / موزه مجازی هنر ایران‏ (page on facebook).

The Hyrcanian Golden cup. Dated first half of first millennium. Excavated at Kalardasht in Mazandaran, Iran.

ancientpeoples:  Golden dress ornaments  Scythian  Northern Black Sea region  5th century BC  Source: The Metropolitan Museum

Dress ornaments Date: ca. Geography: Northern Black Sea region, possibly from Maikop Culture: Scythian Medium: Gold Dimensions: Each H.

Gold sphinx found at Persepolis   (Ancient Persian Lion Roundel Artifact)

dwellerinthelibrary: “ “This snarling winged lion worked in gold repoussé attests to the exceptional skill of Achaemenid goldsmiths. The back of the horned feline’s body and the slender twisted cord.

Achaemenid Persian Winged Bull Vase Handle, 5th Century BCThe Achaemenid Empire (c. 550–330 BC), or First Persian Empire, was an empire in Western and Central Asia, founded in the 6th century BC by...

Achaemenid Persian Winged Bull Vase Handle, Century BCThe Achaemenid Empire (c. BC), or First Persian Empire, was an empire in Western and Central Asia, founded in the century BC by Cyrus the Great. The Empire ended in 330 BC due to.

Titre : Parures découvertes dans une tombes princière de l'acropole du Suse Description : Vers 350 avant JC Période : époque perse achéménide (Iran) Technique/Matière : cornaline, lapis-lazuli, or (métal), turquoise Lieu de découverte : Suse (site) (origine) Localisation : Paris, musée du Louvre

Titre : Parures découvertes dans une tombes princière de l'acropole du Suse Description : Vers 350 avant JC Période : époque perse achéménide (Iran) Technique/Matière : cornaline, lapis-lazuli, or (métal), turquoise Lieu de découverte : Suse (site) (origine) Localisation : Paris, musée du Louvre

Persian, Achaemenid                                Openwork bracteate with heraldic lions sharing a head in high relief, late 5th – early 4th century B.C.                Gold

Persian, Achaemenid Place made: possibly Ecbatana (modern day Hamadan), Iran Openwork appliqué in the form of roaring lion's head, late – century B.

Achaemenid golden piece simillar to the handle of a dagger. Reza Abbasi Museum Tehran,Iran - M

Achaemenid golden piece simillar to the handle of a dagger. Reza Abbasi Museum Tehran,Iran - M

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