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Harness or bridle fittings

Period:
Iron Age II
Date:
ca. 9th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Hasanlu
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
1.93 x 1.97 in. (4.9 x 5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Equestrian
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1960
Accession Number:
60.20.54a–g
Not on view
1959, excavated by Robert H. Dyson Jr. on behalf of the Hasanlu Project sponsored by the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, the Archaeological Service of Iran, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art; acquired by the Museum in 1960, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
de Schauensee, Maude, and Robert H. Dyson. 1983. "Hasanlu Horse Trappings and Assyrian Reliefs." In Essays on Near Eastern Art and Archaeology in Honor of Charles Kyrle Wilkinson, edited by Prudence O. Harper and Holly Pittman. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 63-64, fig. 6.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 71, no. 110.
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