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Plaque depicting a horse and rider

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 883–859 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Bronze, traces of gold overlay
Dimensions:
0.51 x 4.59 in. (1.3 x 11.66 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Nathaniel Spear Jr. Gift, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.80
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
[1984, purchased from Robin Symes, London, by Alain de Monbrison, Paris]; acquired by the Museum in 1988, purchased from Alan Brandt, New York.

"A Gift from the Desert: The Art, History, and Culture of the Arabian Horse," International Museum of the Horse, Lexington, Kentucky, May 29, 2010–October 15, 2010.

Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 118 (Jul. 1,1987 - Jun. 30, 1988), p. 15.

Olsen, Sandra L. and Cynthia Culbertson. 2010. A Gift from the Desert: The Art, History and Culture of the Arabian Horse, exh. cat., Lexington, KY: International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park, no. 64, p. 114.
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