Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Persian Gold Collection 2
III: Events
Gold necklace of 20 lion heads and 76 beads ca. 500 BCE, jewelry from the period of the Achaemenid rulers Darius and Xerxes. It is one 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; 19.0 x 23.7 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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