Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-126-516
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Persian
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Persia
Period Achaemenid | Hellenistic Period
Date Made 500-485 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Gold
Iconography King | Quiver | Horseman | Bow

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.

Credit Line Received from various sources, pre-1929

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