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Bronze bird figure
AF. 1276
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Masterpiece

It is a beautiful pattern of metalworking of the reviewed period.

History of the Object
It was used as a pendant for ritual purposes.

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Type
Archaeological 
Materials
Bronze 
Measurements
Width 4 cm. Height 5 сm. Length 5 cm.  
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
Chovdar, Dashkasan 
Geography
Azerbaijan 
Time period
BCE 13th century ~ BCE 9th century 
Creation date
BCE: 13th Century BCE - 9th Century BCE 
Function
It is a pendant which was used as an amulet. 
Acquisition
It was discovered during archaeological excavations in Dashkasan by archaeologist Davud Sharifov in 1926. There are ten of these bronze figures. 
Copyright
 
Acknowledgements
 
Owner
The National Museum of History of Azerbaijan 
Museum
ANAS National Museum of the History of Azerbaijan 
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