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Luristan bronze pendant with animal decoration

W65

£180.00

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An elaborate bronze pendant incorporating an arched design with four rings and two animal figures climbing along the sides. The pendant is possibly an anthropomorphic design based on the “master of animals” terminals commonly associated with this culture.

Culture
Luristan, c. 1200-800 BC

Size
8.2 x 7.2 cms

Condition
The head of one animal lost and there are some minor tension cracks in places

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Plauen, Germany; acquired late 20th Century

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