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Master of Animals Finial
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Master of Animals Finial

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Description This top for a rod from a chariot is cast bronze, and depicts a figure with hands clasped before the neck and feet turned in. The piece also has necks with heads, extending from the shoulder to the head, making two rings for straps. There are extra legs at the sides, making the bottom an open circle. The back is the same as the front. The piece has bronze disease.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquistion unknown] [as from the Caucasus]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928 [mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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10th-8th century BCE (Iron Age)
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H: 5 3/16 in. (13.1 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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