London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A PERSIAN BRONZE RELIEF PLAQUE
EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
Decorated with three repoussé friezes, the central frieze with a sacred tree flanked by two rampant lions mauling two fleeing ibexes, the friezes above and below with lions chasing horned quadrupeds, each with central star-disc, pierced for attachment
9 x 5 5/8 in. (22.7 x 14.3 cm.)
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