Location: Taranto, Italy
A Greek bronze and gold nutcracker from late 4th to early 3rd century BC.
Description at the Taranto Archaeological National Museum (on show here):
Female forearms with pressed hands, with internal hinge for real use; below the wrist, spiralled gold lamina bracelets with terminals in the shape of serpent heads.
My sketch debt
I owe 5 sketches!
Sketch 18: Sunday 23rd February
Sketch 19: Wednesday 26th February
Sketch 20: Saturday 1st March
Sketch 21: Tuesday 4th March
Sketch 22: Friday 7th March
This post is part of a series of sketches for 2014 that I will be posting every 3rd day. I will draw people and things from around the world that I find beautiful or interesting. The series will end on 29th December 2014 with post number 121.