London, South Kensington
6 November 2002
A NORTH-WEST PERSIAN BRONZE SHIELD TONDO
EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
Convex in shape with raised conoid knop in the centre, ornamented with concentric bands of embossed geometric motifs with impressed dotted outlines, four pairs of pierced attachment holes around the rim
11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) diam.
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Cf. P. R. S. Moorey, Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1971, p. 253, no. 485, pl. 76 for similar.
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