Bracelet with Lions' Heads

  • Achaemenid period (6th - 4th century B.C.)
  • Gold
  • W-8.9
Catalogue Entry

Achaemenid period (6th‐4th century B.C.)
W. 8.9 cm
A tube of equal thickness was formed by rolling a gold sheet, and it was then grooved with a repeated narrow groove pattern. The form was bent into a rounded bottom "w" shape, and separately formed lion heads were attached to each end of the tube.