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Rare 14 K Gold Pendant # 1, Gandhara, Ca. 3rd C.

Rare 14 K Gold Pendant # 1, Gandhara, Ca. 3rd C.


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Embossed pendant decorated with two figures of deities, one male wearing a dhoti and the other, a female, entirely naked, each with an aureola, standing in front of what seems to be an altar. A loop on top allowed attachment to a necklace. 14 K gold, with remnants of soil encrustations. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara, 1st to 3rd century. Height: 5.5 cm. Lower part slightly bent (no damage), otherwise very good condition.