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: Cheek pieces and bit

Cheek pieces and bit

Type
Harness fitting
Historical period(s)
Iron Age II - III, ca. 1000-650 BCE
Medium
Copper alloy
Dimension(s)
H x W: 7.8 x 18.7 cm (3 1/16 x 7 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.76
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Tool and Equipment
Keyword(s)
casting, horse, Iran, Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE), Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)
Collection(s) Area
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






The Freer is closed for renovation and reopening in 2017. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.