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Pair of Yoke Ornaments
Period: Fifth to Third century BC
Culture: Eurasian, Southwestern Inner Mongolia
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 8.2 x 14.2 cm
 
Pair of Yoke Ornaments
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These recumbent does are hollow and have been cast useing a two piece mould, for use as yoke ornaments. They are highly stylised and feature benign expressions. Similar examples have been published from the Sackler collection. 

Provenance

T. Pang, Treasures of the Eurasian Steppes: Animal Art from 800 BC to 200 AD, New York, 1998, no. 154.