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Title: Belt buckle with paired felines attacking ibexes
Date: ca. 3rd–2nd century BCE
Geography: Mongolia or southern Siberia
Dimensions: 2 5/8 × 3 1/8 × 7/16 in. (6.7 × 8 × 1.1 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.1672
“’Animal Style’ Art from East to West,” Asia House Gallery, New York, The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, de Young Museum, San Francisco, 1970.
“The Golden Deer of Eurasia,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Palazzo Reale, Milan, 2000–2001.
“Nomadic Art of the Eastern Eurasian Steppes: The Eugene V. Thaw and Other New York Collections,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 1, 2002–January 3, 2003.
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