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The Oxus Scabbard

John Boardman
Iran
Vol. 44 (2006), pp. 115-119
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4300706
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The Oxus Scabbard
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Abstract

The gold akinakes scabbard cover from the Oxus Treasure is, it is here argued, probably Median work of around 600 B.C. Its non-Achaemenid character is demonstrated by new observations about the lion and horse types upon it and the western origins of some subsidiary decoration.

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