- Museum number
- Series: Oxus Treasure
Gold armlet or torc of three coils: with deep spiral fluting, the terminals in the form of goat's heads; deep oval cavities in the top of each head between the horns, intended to hold single inlays.
- Production date
- 5thC BC-4thC BC
Diameter: 8.60 centimetres
Weight: 230.50 grammes
- Curator's comments
- wgt 7 oz. 196 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
Exhibition: "Oxus. Der Oxus-Schatzaus dem British Museum London / The Oxus Treasure from the British Museum, London", Museum Rietberg, Zürich 1989 (proposed extension to the Staatliche Museen fur Volkerkunde in Munich was cancelled at their request).
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
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: OT 138 (catalogue no)