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Horse Bit

Object Number:41-37-243
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Central Asian
Provenience: Inner Mongolia (uncertain)
Ordos
Period: Han Dynasty
Date Made: Han Dynasty
Early Date: -206
Late Date: 220
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Relief
Credit Line:Purchased from William Mayer, 1941
Other Number:N-1 - Other Number

Description

Horse bit. Bronze. Two bars connected by interlocking loops. Large rein-loops decorated with design in relief almost entirely obscured with rough green patina and red earth incrustations.

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