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Bronze muzzle for a horse
Late Classical or Hellenistic
4th–3rd century B.C.
H.: 6 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. (16.5 x 22.5 cm)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Muzzles were used for horses when they were without bridles, to prevent them from nipping. Most often the muzzles were of organic materials, like leather, that have now disintegrated.
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