Unknown8th century BCE - 7th century BCE

Pforzheim Jewellery Museum

Pforzheim Jewellery Museum
Pforzheim, Germany

The bronze bracelet created about 2700 years ago in the Persian highlands, symbolizes ancient hunting magic: the stylized heads of a wild cat were supposed to confer the animal's strength upon the hunter wearing the bracelet.


  • Title: Bracelet
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 8th century BCE - 7th century BCE
  • Location: Luristan, Iran
  • Physical Dimensions: w11.3 cm
  • Provenance: © Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim
  • Type: Jewellery
  • Photographer: Guenther Meyer
  • Medium: Bronze

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