Gold statuette of bearded man; cast and chased; thin face with small straight nose, hair cut short across the forehead; wearing a high stiff hood-like cap, the sides of which cover the ears, a tail-like end and a broad band crossing the chin under the lower lip leaving the moustache visible but covering the presumed beard; also wearing a girded tunic reaching to the knees and over this a long-sleeved coat (candys) with ornamented or furred edges worn as a mantle, the sleeves hanging empty at the sides; left arm beneath the coat but right hand protrudes and holds a bundle of rods (barsom); irregular flat plate base and the feet are not shown.
- G52 Ancient Iran 1995, Iranian Room 1975
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- Oxus Treasure
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2014-2015, A History of the World (AHOW) loan tour – PROMISED
2006 7 Mar-11 Jun, Barcelona, Fundacion La Caixa, 'L'imperi Oblidat'
2005-2006 Sept-Jan, London, BM, 'Forgotten Empire'
G52/IRAN/27, 17/11/95-Aug 2005.
G49/IRAN/27, 16 Jun-23 Dec 1994.
Exhibition: "Oxus. Der Oxus-Schatzaus dem British Museum London / The Oxus Treasure from the British Museum, London", Museum Rietberg, Zürich 1989 (proposed extension to the Staatliche Museen fur Volkerkunde in Munich was cancelled at their request).
1989 Temporary display, BM, Room 35 (Hinton St Mary mosaic staircase)
Iranian Room [IR], OT case, no. 2 (part), Jul 1975-ca 1990.
Persian Landing c/c, south-west, from 1958.
Room 20: Persian Room, 1931-ca 1939.
King Edward VII Building: Franks Display, 1923-1931.
Gold Ornament Room, 1900-.
- cast, chased
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