LURISTAN BRONZE BREAST PLATES

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LURISTAN BRONZE BREAST PLATES

Concave sheets of bronze with incised decoration of a rosette at either end and a central row of dotted concentric circles between shading bands, row of dotted concentric circles all around; pierced twice at one short end, the othe side with eight evenly spaced holes for fastening of iron rings.

Ex priv. coll. M.v.S., Netherlands 1990s
Dim. 14,7 and 14,7 x 7,3 cm. Green and brown patina

10th-9th cent. BC

€ 875 each

Cf. P.R.S. Moorey, Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 1971, no. 494A, pl. 78;
E. Gubel, In de schaduw van Babel, Leuven 1985, no. 104

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