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ancientpeoples: “ Gold Amulet of a couchant Lion 1650-1550 BC 17th Dynasty 2nd Intermediate Period (Source: The British Museum) ”

ancientpeoples: “ Gold Amulet of a couchant Lion BC Dynasty Intermediate Period (Source: The British Museum) ”

Harness Ornament with a Crouching Tiger Date: 7th–6th century B.C. Culture: Northeast China Medium: Bronze Dimensions: H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); W. 4 in. ( 10.2 cm) Classification: Metalwork

Harness Ornament with a Crouching Tiger Date: century B. Culture: Northeast China Medium: Bronze Dimensions: H.

Chou Dynasty helmet from Emperor Wu Wang tomb complex (circa 1020 BC)

Chinese Helmets

Chou Dynasty helmet from Emperor Wu Wang tomb complex (circa 1020 BC) Qin Dynasty

SILVER hilt with 'split ear' pommel decorated with winged lion on base and lion mask; hilt was cast onto an iron blade. Iran, Luristan, 9thC-8thC BC

Full: Front Silver hilt with 'split ear' pommel decorated with winged lion on base and lion mask; hilt was cast onto an iron blade. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Description: Rhyton (drinking vessel) in the form of a lion, found at level II of Karum Kültepe (ancient Kanesh-Nesa) in Anatolia. Date: c....

Description: Rhyton (drinking vessel) in the form of a lion, found at level II of Karum Kültepe (ancient Kanesh-Nesa) in Anatolia.

Lion Plaque, 1000-500 BC Iran, Scythian, 1st half 1st millennium BC  bronze, repoussé

Lion Plaque, 1000-500 BC Iran, Scythian, 1st half 1st millennium BC bronze, repoussé

Feline Face and Stylized Ornaments from Horse Tack. Wood, and Tin and Gold Foil, H. 9.0; W. 6.0; D. 1.6 cm Berel, Kurgan 11, late 4th–early 3rd century BCE. Presidential Center of Culture, Astana: 5581. Photography by Viktor Kharchenko © The Presidential Center of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana.

Viktor Kharchenko/The Presidential Center of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana A feline face and stylized ornaments from horse tack, made of wood, tin and gold foil.

One of the most famous representation of Achaean warriors is on the central rib of the "Lion Hunt" dagger always from the shaft-grave IV in Mycenae (see also the page dedicated to the swords and the daggers).In this dagger two tower and two "figure- of- eight shield" are represented. The internal parts of these body-shields are also visible with the relevant baldric "Telamon"(*2). The double edge is present all around the shields perimeter both inside

Close-up of the central rib of the "Lion Hunt" dagger from shaft-grave IV in Mycenae, its painted depictions inlaid with gold, silver, nickel. The hunters carry spears & bows, tower-shaped & figure-of-eight shields.

Scythian Bronze Helmet. Origin: Russia. Circa: 600 BC to 400 BC.

Scythian Bronze Helmet - Origin: Russia Circa: 600 BC to 400 BC Dimensions: high Collection: Near Eastern Art Medium: Bronze Location: Great Britain

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