Antelope/Leopard. Gold From Tillya Tepe. Near Sheberghan, Jawzjan Province.
A shield-like plaque (4.2 x 3.6; weight 18.6 grams) depicts a saiga antelope from the steppes of Kazakistan lieing prostrate on the ground. Filling the upper portion of the plaque, a muscular, hunched leopard (a snow leopard) digs its claws into the back of the antelope.
Photo: Louis Dupree
- acku Afghanistan
- Image Size
- 3983x5491 / 4.7MB
- Contained in galleries
- NATIONAL MUSEUM II: CE (Common Era)