Belt plaque

Title

Belt plaque

Identifier

2015.2.55

Subject

Ancient & Classical

Description

A belt plaque of a standing tiger, with head turned back and paws displaying prominent claws; the figure of the tiger is surrounded by five gazelle heads- three bordering its back and hindquarters, one under its belly, and one against its chest; the eyes of the tiger are suggested by the presence of circular grooves around bulging pupils.

Format

Bronze
Bronze
3 1/8" L x 2" W

Date

500-400 BCE

Files

2015.2.55.jpg

Citation

“Belt plaque,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed October 29, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/1168.