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The Lydian Treasure



Height 1.9 cm.
Width 1.8 cm.
Weight 1.3 gr.


The ornament has a cruciform shape, and comprises four bowcoils formed from beaded wire, set back to back against a central circle of beaded wire. The coils and central circle enclose convex fillings, and are soldered to a backing sheet cut to the same outline.
Similar cruciform ornaments were discovered at Ephesos.


This site prepared by Tayfun Kalyoncu on 28.02.1997 and last updated on 01.05.1999.
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