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WHA_417JN

Votive statuettes. The styles of these statuettes are all very different, but it is likely that they were all intended as votive offerings. One shows a bearded man holding a bundle of wigs or barsom, used by Zoroastrian priests for their sacred fire. The two small gold statuettes wear 'Median dress' of a belted tunic and trousers with embroidered overcoats thrown over their shoulders.5th - 4th BC

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Votive statuettes. The styles of these statuettes are all very different, but it is likely that they were all intended as votive offerings. One shows a bearded man holding a bundle of wigs or barsom, used by Zoroastrian priests for their sacred fire. The two small gold statuettes wear 'Median dress' of a belted tunic and trousers with embroidered overcoats thrown over their shoulders.5th - 4th BC