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Harness ring

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, probably from Luristan
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
3.11 x 3.39 in. (7.9 x 8.61 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Equestrian
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.97.11
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1930, purchased from R. Y. Mottahedeh & Sons, Inc., New York.

“The Arts of Old Persia.” Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, Ohio, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, John Herron Art Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1951–1952.

“Near Eastern Art,” The American Federation of Arts, New York, January 1, 1961–January 1, 1962.

“Exhibition Sponsored by NY State Council on the Arts,” The Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, 1966–1969.

Carter, Dagny. 1957. The Symbol of the Beast: The Animal-Style Art of Eurasia. New York: Ronald Press Co., pl. 28d.

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. 164, no. 260.
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