- Museum number
- Series: Oxus Treasure
Gold penannular armlet: the monsters have long snouts, rows of teeth, triangular shaped eyes and long tails which interlock at the back of the hoop. The cast is solid and the decoration is chased.
- Production date
- 5thC BC-4thC BC (about)
Diameter: 7.90 centimetres (ext)
Diameter: 6.50 centimetres (int)
Weight: 139 grammes
- Curator's comments
- Pair with OT.144 (BM.124047). These bracelets can be associated either with art from the Caucasus or with the Scythian-style art of western Siberia.
- 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/29b
1994 16 Jun-23 Dec, BM, G49/IRAN/29b
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 145 (catalogue no)