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From: Iran | Hasanlu

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 65-31-521
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iran | Hasanlu
Archaeology Area "BBII: BB31(5)[1] or CC31 (4) Room 2"
Period Hasanlu Period IV
Date Made 1000-800 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Ivory

Small fragment of flat disc decorated on both sides with concentric bands of guilloche design with central dot and central design probably of rosettes made of compass-drawn intersecting circles; see 65-31-522.

Muscarella Publication: "Fragments of pyxis "lids." Several have double guilloche borders; one has a row of concentric circles covered with gold foil; one fragment has no rosette pattern on either side. Another fragment also has gold foil traces; the edges are grooved."

Credit Line The Hasanlu Project; Robert H. Dyson Jr., 1964

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