- Museum number
- Series: Oxus Treasure
Gold spiral armlet or torc with ram's head terminals: transversely ribbed; the rams' necks are covered for the length of 2 cm with four parallel rows of rectangular applied cells, terminated towards the hoop by a transverse band of triangular cells originally containing coloured stone inlays, now missing, but with surviving remnants of dark material presumed to be that of the original adhesive.
- Production date
- 5thC BC-4thC BC
Diameter: 8.55 centimetres
Weight: 224.50 grammes
- 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
- Original inlays now missing.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: OT 132 (catalogue no)