c. 100–1 BC
Bronze with repoussé and chased designs
Diameter: 1.8 x 6.9 cm (11/16 x 2 11/16 in.); Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)
Weight: 26 g
Gift of Dr. Norman Zaworski 2012.299
The form of a medallion with a figural bust and bead-and-reel border indicates the artist’s familiarity with Greco-Roman objects. The figure itself, however, is Indian, with voluminous, coiled coiffures and prominent jewelry. This object was probably worn as an ornament on a belt or girdle.
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