Amlash sheet bronze decorated idol or mirror

W33

£300.00

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A sheet bronze object with a round body and rectangular repousse decorated handle attached with three rivets. These objects have been interpreted as either votive mirrors or stylised idols, their exact meaning or purpose remains unknown.

Culture
North West Persia, Amlash region, c. 6th or 5th Century BC

Size
20.2 x 14.1 cms

Condition
Intact as shown

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Essex, UK; acquired late 20th Century

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