- Museum number
- Series: Oxus Treasure
Gold penannular armlet: with lion-griffin terminals. There are longitudinal channels on the terminals behind the lions' heads, perhaps to imitate manes. The terminals are set on a modern twisted silver wire hoop.
- Production date
- 5thC BC-4thC BC
Diameter: 6.55 centimetres
Weight: 27.50 grammes (with modern silver mount)
Weight: 421 grains
- On display (G52/dc3)
- Exhibition history
2006 7 Mar-11 Jun, Barcelona, Fundacion La Caixa, 'L'imperi Oblidat'
2005-2006 Sept-Jan, London, BM, 'Forgotten Empire'
1995-2005 17 Nov-Aug BM, G52/IRAN/28a
1994 16 Jun-23 Dec, BM, G49/IRAN/28a
1989 Temporary display, BM, Room 35 (Hinton St Mary mosaic staircase)
1975-ca 1990 Jul- BM, Iranian Room [IR], OT case
1931-ca 1939 BM, Room 20: Persian Room
1923-1931 BM, King Edward VII Building: Franks Display
1900- BM, Gold Ornament Room
- The silver hoop is 19th century or later.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: OT 131 (catalogue no)