Massive Bronze Bracelet

Culture: Caucasian
Period: End of 2nd millennium B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 14 cm in diameter
Price: 1 800 Euro
Ref: 6194
Provenance: Swiss private collection Jean Olivier, with a handwritten expertise by A.M. Kevorkian, Paris from the 1970s or 1980s.
Condition: Intact
Description: Massive bronze ring tapering towards the ends. The ends with engraved herringbone pattern decoration. Bronze rings like this one might have been used as jewellery, but they were also raw material for further bronze processing. And: they could have been also used as means of payment. Possibly from the region of Azerbaijan. Mounted. Intact.