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Lot 0153
Armenia; 8th- 7th century BC
A fragment from a bronze warriors belt, showing three registers of repooussed war scenes, including soldiers on horseback and on chariot. Finely crafted and with a nice patina.


3.75" ( 9.5cm) High.

Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.


Good fragmentary condition.

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A Fragment of an Ancient Urartian Bronze Belt

Estimate $400 - $1,200Oct 15, 2017
Providence, RI, USA