Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Persian Gold Collection 1
III: Events
Medallion of a winged and horned lion medallion (4 inches), ca. 500 BCE, jewelry from the period of the Achaemenid rulers Darius and Xerxes. It is the largest single piece of fifty-four Persian gold pieces in the collection newly acquired by the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute, and was displayed for the institute's thirtieth anniversary.
Goldwork, Ancient--Iran | Jewelry, Ancient--Iran | Civilization, Ancient--Iran
Photographic prints; 19.2 x 23.9 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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