New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
A THRACIAN GOLD PECTORAL
circa late 5th-4th century b.c.
Crescent-shaped of thick sheet with repouss ornament, in the center two winged griffins back to back, their tails intertwined, both attacking a panther, with a hare facing outward at each tapering end, enclosed within a beaded border, each end pierced for attachment
7 in. (18.4 cm.) wide
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For related examples see nos. 135-138 in Marazov, ed., Ancient Gold, The Wealth of the Thracians.
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