Bronze statuette (from a tripod-stand) of running woman wearing a tunic, a mantle over her coiffure, and boots. Etruscan 540BC-520BC. © The Trustees of the British Museum
Oxus Treasure - Gold statuette of bearded man: the figure wears a high, stiff cap, tunic and embroidered coat with empty sleeves (called a 'kandys') holding a bundle of rods (called a 'barsom'). Achaemenid 5thC BC. © The Trustees of the British Museum
OXUS TREASURE - Cast and chased silver statuette. Achaemenid 5thC BC-4thC BC. © The Trustees of the British Museum | The Oxus treasure is a collection of about 180 surviving pieces of metalwork in gold and silver, the majority rather small, plus perhaps about 200 coins, from the Achaemenid Persian period which were found by the Oxus river about 1877-1880.
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Early Egyptian wine-jar fragment
Inscribed wine-jar fragment inscribed with the name of Semerkhet, 1st Dynasty (c.2900 BC), from the tomb of Semerkhet, Abydos, Egypt. British Museum (EA 32684)