• latw-154-10
    Silver pendant in form of hawk. (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)
  • latw-154-20
    Silver pendant in form of hawk. (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)
  • latw-154-30
    Silver pendant in form of hawk. (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)

Silver pendant in form of hawk

Date
Ca. 575-540 BC, Lydian
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 5266
Inventory No.
5266
Sardis CATNUM
J61.003
Material
Silver
Object Type
Jewelry and Ornaments
Site
Sardis
Sector
Tomb 61.2
Trench
Tomb 61.2
Locus
Tomb 61.2 Locus 1
Description
Surface corroded. Hawk standing on a rectangular plinth; on back, suspension ring. Height 0.03 m.
Comments
From a schist-lined cist burial in the Great Necropolis of Sardis (Inderesi region; grave 61.2). For pendants in the form of hawks and other creatures, made of metal and faience, see Greenewalt 1972, 135-136 and n. 36; and No. 138.
Discussed
Baughan, “Lydian Burial Customs”
Bibliography
Greenewalt 1972, 126, 135-136 (with previous bibliography).
Author
CHG