9 December 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE LEO MILDENBERG COLLECTION OF ANCIENT ANIMALS
A BACTRIAN SILVER OPENWORK PLAQUE
CIRCA LATE 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.
In the form of two goats raised up on their hind legs, their forelegs resting on a stylized mountain, their heads turned frontal, with large curving ridged horns, their tails wrapping around their bellies and rising up across their flanks, the tips resting on their backs
1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) long
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A.P. Kozloff, D.G. Mitten and M. Sguaitamatti, More Animals in Ancient Art from the Leo Mildenberg Collection, Part II, Mainz am Rhein, 1986, no. 19.
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