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Brooch
49.254-5

Brooch
Indus Valley, Harappa,
c. 2600-1900 BCE
Gold, steatite
Acc. No. 49.254-5

Description:
The flat gold brooch shaped like the figure &lsquo8&rsquo formed from three thick gold wires laid on a sheet of silver and bent to form concentric rows in the form of the figure &lsquo8&rsquo. The two spaces in between the wires are inlaid with tiny cylindrical steatite beads having gold ends.

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