University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS1637
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 26.67cm
Width: 5.72cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896

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)View Objects in Exhibition
Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] 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. 110View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 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. 27View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1914. "A Pair of Bits from Corneto". The Museum Journal. 5 (4): 213-217. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 216, fig. 107View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Notizie degli Scavi di Antichita. : Page/Fig./Plate: 1928View Objects cited in this Publication

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