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Lot 0044
Length: 34 1/2 inches (87.6 cm.) Width: 4 inches (10.1 cm.)
Circa 8th Century B.C.
Ex. Early European private collection, acquired during the 1960's.

Made of a hammered, single sheet of bronze. Decorated with a central row of a variety of animals. Ref: A similar type of belt sold at Christies, December 1994, Lot no. 80, estimate $15,000-20,000. For recent discussion regarding Urartu belts, see pp. 142-161, Kellner, "Grouping and Dating of Bronze Belts", in Mehrav.

Authenticity guaranteed. A certificate + official Aphrodite Gallery authenticity hang-tag will be issued to the winning bidder. Everything sold by Aphrodite Gallery has been legally acquired, we have been selling antiquities for over 15 years and not one negative feedback from a client! Buy with confidence.


Complete; composed of 3 re-attached sheets.

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An Uruartian Bronze Belt

Estimate $4,000 - $7,000Sep 24, 2018
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New York, NY 10029
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