26 - 27 October 2004
AN URARTIAN BRONZE BELT FRAGMENT
MID-7TH CENTURY B.C.
Decorated in chased low relief with five registers of lions and bulls striding to the left, the finely detailed animals with tails held erect curling over their backs, pierced along upper and lower edge for attachment, 4¾ in. (12 cm.) long max.; and two smaller rectangular fragments, each with single prancing bull in profile, beaded and ridged borders above and below, 8th Century B.C., 2½ in. (6.3 cm.) long max. (3)
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Animals, 1981, I, no. 19 (item one).
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