4.01.2007

The Bactrian Gold VII

Yet more items from the Guimet's exhibition «Afghanistan, les trésors retrouvés. Collections du musée national de Kaboul»

Seal carved with a griffon
Tillia tepe, tomb V
1st century
Chalcedony
3.1 x 2.8 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.161

The catalogue just describes this as a 'gold coin' - no clue about where it's from .... I assume it's from Iran from the headgear and beard.
Tillia tepe, tomb VI
1st century
Gold
Ø 1.8 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.16

Indian Coin
Tillia tepe, tomb IV
1st century
Gold
Ø 1.6 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.392



All photographs © Thierry Ollivier / musée Guimet

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