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Ornament

Object Number:30-33-14.11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Scythian
Provenience: Russia
Maikop
Kuban
Date Made: 399-200 BCE
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -200
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Technique:Repousee
Iconography:Lion Paw
Height: 3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Anderson Galleries (Canessa Estate Sale), subscription of William Hinckle Smith, 1930

Description

From small box ; of gold leaf ornamented in repousse: 3 gold-foil feet in the shape of lion's heads, badly crushed

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Leskov, Aleksandr M. 2008. The Maikop Treasure.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 57-58, no. 69View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 1975. From the Lands of the Scythians: Ancient Treasures from the Museums of the U.S.S.R., 3000 B.C - 100 B.C.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 158-159View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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