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Horse Harness

Object Name:
Horse harness
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bronze; cast
Dimensions:
Max. W. 1 3/16 in. (3 cm) Th. 1/16 in. (.15 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1939
Accession Number:
39.40.144
Not on view
1938, excavated at Qanat Tepe in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1939, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Allan, James. Nishapur: Metalwork of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982. p. 91, ill. fig. 131 (b/w).



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