★ Extremely RARE! ★
Etruscan Gold with the head of the river god Achelous, from the early 5th century BC.
This a splendid example of the imaginative decoration and virtuoso techniques used by Etruscan goldsmiths of the Archaic period. The repoussé pendant, with details in graining and filigree, represents the river god Achelous, identified by his extensive beard and bull-like horns. His image was thought to have protective powers.
Weight: 0,4 gr
Diameter: 10,8 mm
|Price realized||550 EUR 23 bids|
|Starting price||1 EUR|