3.09.2007

The Bactrian Gold V

A few more images from the Afghanistan Rediscovered exhibition, currently at the Guimet.

Statuette of a mountain goat
Afghanistan, Tillia tepe, tomb IV
1st century.
Gold
5.2 x 4.0 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.399


Scabbard decorated with an animal fight
Afghanistan, Tillia tepe, tomb IV
1st century.
Wood, leather, gold and turquoise
23.5 x 9 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.382






Hair decoration
Afghanistan, Tillia tepe, tomb III
1st century.
Gold
Ø 7.5 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.165
All photographs © Thierry Ollivier / musée Guimet

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