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Harness or bridle fitting (?) in the form of a mistress of animals and waterbirds

Period:
Iron Age
Date:
ca. 7th–6th century B.C.
Geography:
Iberian Peninsula
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
9.8 x 14.9 cm (3 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements
Credit Line:
Purchase, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Gift, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.80a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 406
[1960s, purchased by Robert E. Hecht from Kenneth J. Hewett, London]; acquired by the Museum in 1999, purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 129 (Jul. 1,1998 - Jun. 30, 1999), p. 9.
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