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Lot 0284
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Near East, northwestern Iran, Luristan, ca. 1000 BCE. A pair of cast bronze shield bosses, each round, with a raised, half sphere at its center and a deliberately drilled perforation through the center of the spheroid for attachment to the face of a shield with a rivet. Size of one: 4.5" W (11.4 cm)

Provenance: private California, USA collection

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One has a few small fissures around the edges. The other is intact. Both have mottled dark and light green patinas.

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Luristan Bronze Shield Bosses (pr)

Estimate $400 - $600Jul 30, 2018