PAKISTAN, Northwest Frontier Province, ancient and medieval bracelets

PBR29) BAKTRIAN, c. 1000-300 BC, bronze ring bracelet, 70mm dia, 5mm thick, 4mm wide, round cross section, patterned as a twisted cord, from Darel, Gilgit, NWFP, F $27.00 sold
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PJB19) GREEK, c. 300-100 BC, bronze open bracelet, 96mm o.d., 55mm i.d., 12mm wide, cast then annealed then rolled into a hollow tube, knobs on outer edge, cord border, from Ghalegay, F $75.00 sold
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PJB21) GREEK, c. 300-100 BC, bronze open bracelet, 55mm o.d., 51mm i.d., 27mm wide, cast, 6 parallel raised ridges, F $36.00 sold
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PJ11) GREEK, c. 300-100 BC, silver bracelet, 49mm dia., 12g, made of twisted links with flower bud terminals, 2 small loops for charms now missing, from Nal (Swat), NWF, VF $60.00 sold 9/12/2007
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PJ12) SCYTHIAN, c. 120 BC - 100 AD, pair of bronze bracelets.  One is 83x78mm, 174.5g, other is 82x79mm, 194.5g, both with a neat sinuous contour, knobby ends, simple linear incised decoration, found near Udigram, which is near Swat, Northwest Frontier.  F $135.00 sold
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PJ23) GREEK-SCYTHIAN-KUSHAN, c. 300 BC-200 AD, lot of bronze bracelets, 58-75mm dia., 6 with flared terminals, 1 with squared contour & hard black shiny surface, from Nal, will clean nicely and be wearable if that's what you want to do, 7 pcs intact, $98.00 sold
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PJB52) GREEK-KUSHAN, c. 300 BC - 200 AD, large bronze bracelet pair with incised decoration, ~95mm diameter, from Northwest Frontier, very nice $63.00
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PJB51) GREEK-KUSHAN, c. 300 BC - 200 AD, bronze bracelets, various types, from Northwest Frontier, lot of 3 (my choice) taken from this batch, F-VF $33.00
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PJB7) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet, 70mm o.d., 63mm i.d., from Darel, Gilgit, NWF, bits of patina on hard black shiny surface, VF $15.00 sold 6/28/2016
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PJB8) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet, 66mm o.d., 57mm i.d., no decoration, from Darel, Gilgit, NWF, corroded, $9.00 sold 6/28/2016
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PJB9) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet, 70mm o.d., 64mm i.d., from Darel, Gilgit, NWF, bits of patina on hard black shiny surface, VF $15.00 sold 6/28/2016
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PJB6) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet, pair, ~70x58mm o.d., ~58x46mm i.d., no decoration, from Darel, Gilgit, NWF, bits of patina, F $32.00 sold
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PJB10) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet, from Tangir, Gilgit, NWF, 65mm o.d., 58mm i.d., undecorated, bits of patina, VF $10.00 sold 6/28/2016
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PJB11) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet, 52mm o.d., 50mm i.d., quadrilateral floral appliques with inset stones at terminals, from Tangir, Gilgit, NWF, 4 stones missing, F $20.00 sold
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PJB12) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet, 61mm o.d., 57mm i.d., 10mm wide, decorated with dots, from Tangir, Gilgit, NWF, corroded, hard green patina, F $10.00 sold 6/28/2016
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PJB13) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet, 70mm o.d., 59mm i.d., deeply incised lines for decoration, from Tangir, Gilgit, NWF, patinated, F $25.00 sold
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PJB15) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet, 65x15mm o.d., 59x46mm i.d., 16mm wide, no decoration, from Tangir, Gilgit, NWF, patinated, F $20.00 sold 6/28/2016
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PJB14) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet lot, oval, avg. 60mm o.d., 1 has simple decoration, from Tangir, Gilgit, NWF, hard black surface, 3 pcs VF $59.00
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PJB23) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet pair, 88mm o.d., 79mm i.d., round cross section, incised decoration, from Darel, NWFP, patchy patina, F $65.00
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PJB24) KUSHAN, c. 50-400 AD, bronze bracelet, 62mm o.d., 47mm i.d., 10mm thick, square cross section tapered to lotus bud tips, heavy incised decoration, from Darel, NWFP, choice VF $100.00 sold
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PJB25) Later KUSHAN, c. 300-500 AD, bronze open bracelet, 73x69mm o.d., 48x39mm i.d., 13mm thick, 179g,  cast in radial grooves for decoration, from Swat, NWFP, crusty patina, F $40.00 sold
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PJB26) Later KUSHAN, c. 300-500 AD, pair of open bronze bracelets, 87x71mm, 6mm thick, 16mm wide, cast in radial grooves for decoration, from Swat, NWFP, nice green patina, VF $65.00 sold 8/25/2009
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PJB27) Later KUSHAN, c. 300-500 AD, pair of open bronze bracelets, 80x71mm, 7mm thick, 15mm wide, cast in radial grooves for decoration, one edge is flat, from Swat, NWFP, nice green patina, VF $65.00 sold 8/25/2009
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PJB56) SASANIAN, c. 251-350 AD, bronze bracelet pair, 63x52mm dia., 13mm wide, 3mm thick,  split, raised "fried egg" bosses, "tied sheaf" ends, from Darel, NWFP, 1 has small flaw (hole), nice surfaces, $75.00 sold 2/2/2011
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PJB57) SASANIAN, c. 250-350 AD, bronze closed bracelet pair, 60mm o.d., 53mm i.d., 7mm wide, crenellated, from Darel, NWFP, aVF $45.00 sold 8/25/2009
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PJB58) SASANIAN, c. 250-350 AD, bronze closed bracelet pair, 62mm o.d., 57mm i.d., 5mm wide, chevron pattern with a raised "gem," from Darel, NWFP, 1 is corroded & cracked, other whole & decent, $26.00 sold 8/25/2009
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PJS2) Unknown period, fine silver bracelet, 60mm i.d., 52.2g, cut from thick sheet, schematic animal head terminals, from Buner, a Kushan site, but I think much later, VF $33.00 sold
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PJS3) another, similar, 53mm i.d., 18.6g, punched dots decorate diamond head terminals, VF $27.00 sold
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PJ27) HEPHTHALITE-TURK-SHAHI, c. 500-1000 AD,  brass bracelet,  ~70mm dia, 18mm wide, 81.5g, ends are badger-like heads with open mouths, maybe there used to be inlay in the eyes, & copious incised linear decoration, from Gilgit, Northwest Frontier, VF $45.00 sold
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PBR28) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, pair of bronze open bracelets, 92mm dia., 6nn thick, 8mm wide, some incised decoration at ends, from Nangrial, Swat, nice with smooth surfaces, $75.00
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PBRAG4) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, silver bracelet, 67mm diameter, 7mm thick, 16mm wide, rectangular cross section with faceted knob ends, incised & punched decoration of lines & bull's eyes, from Nangrial, Swat, F $160.00 sold 8/30/2007
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PRB30) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 64x60mm dia., round cross section with flared ends, decorated with hammered facets, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $33.00 sold
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PRB31) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet pair, ~63x55mm, semicircular cross section, expanded ends, both bent in a kidney shape, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $32.00 sold
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PRB32) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, lot of 4 bronze bracelets, ~60mm dia., thin round cross section with hoof-shaped ends, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $64.00
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PRB33) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 65x57mm dia., rectangular cross section, expanded ends, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $16.00 sold
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PRB34) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 59x54mm dia., from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $16.00
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PBR35) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 58x55mm dia., roundish cross section with some grooves, from Takhtband, Buner, rough surface, $12.00 sold 8/25/2009
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PBR36) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 61x58mm dia., semicircular cross section, expanded ends, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $16.00
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PBR37) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 60x56mm dia., rectangular cross section, expanded ends, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $16.00 sold
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PBR38) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 62x58mm dia., semicircular cross section, expanded ends, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $16.00
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PBR39) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 57mm dia., round cross section, flared knob ends like manilla, from Takhtband, Buner, rough surface, $12.00
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PBR40) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 61mm dia, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $16.00 sold
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PBR41) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 58x55mm dia., round cross section, slightly flattened on one side, flared knob ends like manilla, from Takhtband, Buner, surface a bit rough, $16.00 sold 8/25/2009
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PBR42) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 59mm dia., round cross section, flared knob ends like manilla, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $16.00 sold
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PBR43) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 56x53mm dia., semicircular cross section, slightly expanded ends, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $16.00 sold 6/28/2016
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PBR44) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 55mm dia., round cross section, flared knob ends like manilla, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $16.00
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PBR45) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 60x55mm, oval cross section, expanded ends, from Takhtband, Buner, nice patina, $16.00
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PBR46) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 58x55mm dia., round cross section, slightly flattened on one side, flared knob ends like manilla, from Takhtband, Buner, surface a bit rough, $16.00 sold 6/28/2016
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PBR47) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 67x45mm, flattened semicircular cross section, pattern is squares with depressed dots & stamped bull's eyes separated by narrow sections with "reeded" edges, from Nangrial, Swat, worn, nice patina, F $38.00 sold
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PBR48) SHAHI, c. 750-1000 AD, bronze bracelet, 62mm dia., semicircular cross section, expanded ends with decorative doodads, from Takhtband, Buner, F $16.00 sold
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PJ28) plain bronze bracelet pair, ~3mm slightly squared wire, open ends, ~70mm diameter, 20g & ~45mm, 12g, throw in a cast brass ring, c. 19th c & a crescent.  The bracelets might be ancient, hard to tell.  From Abbottabad.  4 pcs total, patinated, $15.00 sold
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PJB17) ISLAMIC?, c. 1000 AD or later, bracelet of thin sheet bronze, 60x45mm dia., 24mm wide, from Darel, Gilgit, very crude decoration, VG $8.00 sold
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PJB20) ISLAMIC, c. 1000-1500, bronze bracelet, 66mm o.d., 62mm i.d., 12mm wide, cast, closed, raised central ridge, from Charbagh, Swat, $10.00
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