- Museum number
- Series: Oxus Treasure
Gold armlet; griffin headed with separately made head, ears, horns and wings; fore quarters in the round and hind quarters and legs in relief; the recessed portions originally contained coloured stone inlays, including lazulite; most of these appear to have been removed for re-use in antiquity.
- Production date
- 5thC BC-4thC BC
Height: 12.40 centimetres
Width: 11.70 centimetres
- 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
1975-ca 1990 BM, Iranian Room [IR], OT case, no 1
1971, BM, 'Royal Persia: a commemoration of Cyrus the Great and his successors on the occasion of the 2500th anniversary of the founding of the Persian Empire'
- Acquisition notes
- Deposited on 17 July 1968 (deposit book item 2286).
- Middle East
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: A442.1884 (V&A reg. number)