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19084
Object Number: 29-126-516
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Persian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Persia
Period: Achaemenid
Hellenistic Period
Date Made: 500-485 BC
Early Date: -500
Late Date: -485
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Iconography:King
Quiver
Horseman
Bow
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

The Great King in kneeling-running attitude r. draws bow; quiver at shoulder. Oblong incuse, irregular ground. Edge punch marked with horseman riding r. The Wgt very light otherwise seems genuine, but very rare.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Before Persepolis: Anshan in Highland Iran (23 Oct 1993 - 31 Aug 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Wieschhoff, H. A. 1945. Primitive Money. Bulletin of the Pennsylvania Museum. 11:3: 1-43. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 28, fig. 10View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Hill, George F. 1922. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum. Arabia, Mesopotamia and Persia (Nabataea, Arabia Provincia, S. Arabia, Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Assyria, Persia, Alexandrine empire of the East, Persis, Elymais, Characene. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 173, no. 184ffView Objects related to this

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