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Horse Gear


Object Number:30-38-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Luristan Province
Section:Near Eastern
Length: 16.5 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Arthur Upham Pope, 1930


Rectangular cheek pieces. Open work. Six spikes each. Bit is rounded piece.

Legrain publication: "Bronze horse-bit. The cheek pieces are open-work rectangles with six spikes each. Bit 165 x 9 mm. Cheek piece 103 x 28 mm."


[Catalogue] Culbertson, Cynthia, and Olsen, Sandra. 2010. A gift from the desert : the art, history, and culture of the Arabian horse.. Lexington. Kentucky Horse Park. pg. 231 p. : col. ill., col. maps Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg.107/ fig.42View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1934. Luristan Bronzes in the university museum.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 18/ Pl. XVI, 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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