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Horse Bit in the Shape of Horses
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Horse Bit in the Shape of Horses


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Horse bits such as this one were not only used in life, but also may have been placed under the head of their owners in the grave.
Exhibitions
  • In Search of Ancient Treasure: 40 Years of Collecting. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
Provenance E. S. David, Long Island City; Walters Art Museum, 1957, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1957

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Period
8th-7th century BC (Iron Age)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2427
Measurements
3 1/8 x 8 1/4 x 3 9/16 in. (8 x 21 x 9 cm)
Geography
  • Iran, Luristan (Place of Discovery)

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