The oxus treasure includes outstanding and characteristic examples of achaemenian metalwork read more armlets in armlet armlets are included in the oxus treasure a collection of persian art of the achaemenidian period 6th 4th century bc now in the british museum london one of the armlets consists of a circular gold band with its . The oxus treasure is the most important surviving collection of achaemenid persian metalwork it consists of about 170 objects dating mainly from the fifth and fourth centuries bc this was the time of the achaemenid empire created by cyrus the great 559 530 bc when persian control stretched from egypt and the aegean to afghanistan and the . The oxus treasure persian is a collection of about 180 surviving pieces of metalwork in gold and silver the majority rather small plus perhaps about 200 coins from the achaemenid persian period which were found by the oxus river about 1877 1880 the exact place and date of the find remain unclear and it is likely that many other pieces from the hoard were . The oxus treasure is a collection of about 180 pieces of achaemenid persian metalwork in gold and silver dating mainly from the fifth and fourth centuries bc the exact place and date of the find remain unclear it is believed that the treasure most likely belonged to a temple where votive
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