Ornament: Belt ornament of two stylized bird heads

Title

Ornament: Belt ornament of two stylized bird heads

Identifier

2015.2.56

Subject

Ancient & Classical

Description

A small belt ornament in a figure-eight shape, made up of two stylized bird heads, their curving necks flowing seamlessly from one to another; the necks are marked by a pattern of parallel raised crescents, suggesting feathers; they have hooked beaks, emphasized by an indented curved line on each.

Format

Bronze
Bronze
1 5/8" L x 7/8" W

Date

500-400 BCE

Files

2015.2.56.jpg

Citation

“Ornament: Belt ornament of two stylized bird heads,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed August 12, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/1169.