Offering Plaque

  • 5th - 2nd century B.C.
  • Gold
  • H-3.7 W-6.7
Catalogue Entry

5th‐2nd century B.C.
H. 3.7 cm, W. 6.7 cm
A rectangular sheet of gold has been divided into upper and lower registers, each depicting a linear scene of farming and hauling. The upper register shows a man holding a branch as two zebus pull a plow to the right. Other zebus are seated or standing around this central image. The lower register shows two two-ox chariots each loaded with baggage and drawn by zebus.