4.10.2007

The Bactrian Gold VIII

I think that this is the final posting of photos of Bactrian Gold items that were in the Guimet's exhibition 'Afghanistan Rediscovered'.

Earrings
Tillia tepe, tomb V
1st century.
Gold and turquoise
7.2 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.137

Necklace
Tillia tepe, tomb V
1st century
Gold and semi-precious stones
Ø 12.5 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.140
Crown
Tillia tepe, tomb VI
1st century
Gold
45.0 x 13.0 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.50




Plaque of the so-called «Bactrian Aphrodite»
Tillia tepe, tomb VI
1st century
Gold
5.0 x 2.6 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.9


Earrings decorated with Erotes
Tillia tepe, tomb VI
1st century
Gold
7.0 x 1.5 cm
Musée National d’Afghanistan – MK 04.40.7


All photos - © Thierry Ollivier / musée Guimet

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