Heritage and Tourism Organization expert Mehrdad Malekzadeh said on Friday
that the medallion is probably a belt buckle.
medallion is made of white brass and the engraved figure on the medallion
is wearing an Iranian costume dating back to the Median era.
figure is wearing a Median era hat and wrinkled costume. He is also
wearing a pair of leather riding boots and holding a mace in his hand,”
believes that the design of the engravings on the medallion is a cross
between the style of ancient Lorestan and the style of gold and silver
medallions found in the ancient Oxus treasure.
medallion seems to have a simpler design compared to those of the Oxus,
but enjoys better craftsmanship compared to the Lorestan brass works,”
mystery of why the nobleman is wearing a Median hat and a Parthian costume
can only be explained through research and reexamination of the ancient
texts, he noted.
the plain of Qazvin is part of North Central Iran and is located on the
southern slopes of the Alburz Mountains.
studies of the region began in the 1970s with excavations of the three
sites of Zagheh, Ghabrestan, and Sagzabad. However, no comprehensive
research was carried out on the artifacts discovered at the sites, some of
which date back to circa 3000 BC.