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Lot 0378

Urartu Shield Boss

9th-6th century BC. A bronze shield facing with carinated conical centre, concentric bands of repoussé geometric motifs, triple pointillé border with four pairs of piercings for attachment to the board; mounted on a custom-made stand. 1.6 kg total, 44cm including stand (17 1/4"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired on the UK art market after... more