Large Achaemenid Silver Bracelet

Culture: Achaemenid
Period: 5th century B.C.
Material: Silver
Dimensions: 10.4 cm in diameter
Price: Sold
Ref: 6283
Provenance: German private collection Claus-Eberhard Schultze, acquired in the 1980s.
Condition: Intact
Description: Large, open bracelet made of solid silver wire with a round cross-section that tapers towards the ends. The two ends rounded and flattened to form a stylized snake head. The eyes of the animal are engraved in cold work.