2.01.2007

The Bactrian Gold III

A few more images of items from the Bactrian Gold Hoard currently on show at the Guimet in Paris.

Heart-shaped plaquettes with a central stem
Tillia tepe, tomb III
1st century
gold
0.8 x 0.8 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.205

Crescent with three pendents
Tillia tepe, tomb III
1st century
gold
5.8 x 7.3 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.234


Sole
Tillia tepe, tomb III
1st century
gold
22.5 x 8.7 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan –
MK 04.40.174



Round box with an inscription in Greek
Tillia tepe, tomb III
1st century
gold
H. 5.5 cm ; diameter 5.0 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan –
MK 04.40.169





All images © Thierry Ollivier / musée Guimet

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