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Illyrian bronze belt
The Classical World

Illyrian bronze belt

CHF 7.000,-
$ 7.905£ 6.238€ 7.289
Bronze
ca. 7th century BC
Total length 81cm; H. of each element 5,9cm
A complete and important Illyrian bronze belt of 63 vertical balustrade-like elements threaded together and ending at a clasp decorated with geometric incisions and swastikas.
Illyria is a region in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula that was inhabited by Illyrian tribes. Illyrians were the nowadays Albanians.

Cf. A. Eggebrecht, Albanien. Schätze aus dem Land der Skipetaren. Ausstellung München (1990) 228 Nr. 93.

(The pottery it is presented on, is a Syro-Palestinian fragmentary Beth Mirsim jar, Iron Age III, 800-586 BC.)

Condition: Very good, consistant with age and use, beautiful green patina.

Provenance: Ricqles, Paris, 12.11.01, lot 628.

 

 



Item reference: CL0172