(Persia Digest) – In less than ten days, Christie’s of London will be auctioning a large collection of relics, including four valuable antique pieces from the Persian civilization.

These relics will go under the hammer at Christie’s on 3 July 2018 in London. In total, 110 artifacts from Egypt, Rome, Greece, and Iran’s Persia will be among the auctioned pieces.

The relics of the Persian civilization include a terracotta pottery from the Ashkanid Period (3rd century BCE) which is over 2000 years old, a turquoise enameled ceramic dish from the end of the Ashkanid Period and the beginning of the Sassanid Period (3rd century CE), bronze antelope statuette from the Ashkanid Period (2nd century BCE), and a golden and silver Ashkanid shield (2nd century BCE).

Tterracotta pottery from the Ashkanid Period (3rd century BCE)

Turquoise enameled ceramic dish from the end of the Ashkanid Period

Bronze antelope statuette from the Ashkanid Period

Ggolden and silver Ashkanid shield

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