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Description
Set of three pendants, in the form of an animal, possibly an Ibex or Moufflon. Each animal is of slightly varying size. Possibly cast. Swept back horns, erect tail, straight front legs and slightly bent back legs, rising from a base. Each animal has one suspension loop through the body. The two smaller animals each have four holes in their base, the larger has six holes in its base (possibly for affixing to another object). Possibly copper alloy or bronze.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Lebanese jewellery
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Measurements
Part 1 Pendant H39mm x W9mm x D26mm
Part 2 Pendant H39mm x W9mm x D25mm
Part 3 Pendant H33mm x W8mm x D20mm
Media/Materials description
Bronze (Metals - Non-Ferrous)
History and use
This set of three pendants take the form of an animal, possibly an Ibex or Moufflon, possibly cast in copper alloy or bronze. Each animal has swept back horns, erect tails, straight front legs and slightly bent back legs, and stand on a sall rectangular base. Each has a loop for suspension. They may have been a decorative element for a horse, such as bridle bit or saddle decoration.
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Registration number
H27684

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