London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A LURISTAN SHEET BRONZE QUIVER PLAQUE
8TH-6TH CENTURY B.C.
Decorated with repoussé bosses and moulded ribs in the form of three rectangular compartments down its length, the narrow everted edges and each end pierced with multiple holes for attachment to quiver, repaired with slight restoration
22 7/8 in. (58.1 cm.) long
Acquired circa 1986, Frankfurt.
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Cf. P. Calmeyer, Altiranische Bronzen der Sammlung Bröckelschen, Berlin, 1964, p. 48, pl. 50, no. 104 for a similar example of a quiver with rectangular panels and rows of repoussé bosses.
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