A fragment of a beaten gold frieze, with a winged and snarling lion; maybe from an object of furniture.
Fragment of gold frieze by Unknown Artist, late 6th century BC
© British Museum
- 10 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £475 ( Total: £950)
- Acquired in:
The curling wing feathers of the lion are typical of work of the Archaemenid period, and it seems that it may be an example of work of the earliest Archaemenid artists.