Clasp with an eagle and its prey


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Parthian or Kushan, Clasp with an eagle and its prey, ca. 1st–2nd century C.E., gold, turquoise inlay, H. 6.3 cm, W. 8.7 cm, Central Asia (The Metropolitan Museum of Art). Video from The Met

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