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Horse Bit

Object Number:
MS1637
Current Location:
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Bronze. Bit has two rings in each end. The cheek pieces are square with a wide central hole surrounded by a raised border. The edge of the square is raised and there are raised lines running from the center hole to the four curves and are to the top center and bottom center. The top is ornamented. The snuffle of the bit is twisted in rope pattern. Generally fine condition.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 29, fig. 16; p. 148, no. 110
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[Catalogue] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, no. 27
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[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1914. "Pair of Bits from Cornetto". The Museum Journal. V (4) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 216, fig. 107
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[Journal] Notizie Degli Scavi di Antichita. : Page/Fig./Plate: 1928
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