« Jewellery and Personal ornaments », in . J. Curtis & N. Tallis, eds., Forgotten Empire. The world of Ancient Persia. London, The British Museum Press, 2005, pp. 132-149.
AbstractAs the title of the paper suggests, here attention is given to Persian jewellery and ornaments along with techniques of manufacture; specifically for elements coming from the Oxus treasure (presented by Barbara Regine Armbruster). Elite jewellery is primarily focussed on. Typical during the Achaemenid period is the use of polychrome inlaid decoration for embellishing earrings, bracelets and torques and for which a variety of stones was used. Beads, pectorals and gold ornaments and plaques (br...