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Five Disks with Greek Scripts

China or Central-West Asia

Han dynasty (206 BCE–220 CE) or Central–West Asia, 2nd century CE

Not on view

Inscribed on these disks is a blundered rendition of a legend found on a Parthian coin, a reflection of the vivid exchange between Han China, the Hellenistic West, and Central Asia via the Silk Road.

Five Disks with Greek Scripts, Lead, China or Central-West Asia

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