• latw-193-1
    Objects, probably from destroyed tumulus at Gökçeler (Photograph by Christopher Roosevelt)

Silver bracelet

Date
Probably early fifth century BC, Late Lydian (Persian)
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 4613
Inventory No.
4613
Material
Silver
Object Type
Metalwork, Jewelry and Ornaments
Metalwork Type
Jewelry
Site
Gökçeler?
Description
Silver bracelet with open ends terminating in calves’ heads facing one another. Diameter 0.061 m, thickness of ring 0.004 m.
Comments
Similar to No. 192 and forming a pair with it.
Discussed
Baughan, “Lydian Burial Customs”
Bibliography
Özkan 1991, 132, no. 5; Dedeoğlu 2003, 67, fig.; Roosevelt 2003, 556, 673; Roosevelt 2009, 241-2; forthcoming study by C.H. Roosevelt.
Author
NDC