Feb 17, 2009
Feb 17, 2009

Horse Bit Cheekpiece

Horse Bit Cheekpiece

c. 700 BC

Bronze, cast and incised

Overall: 14.9 x 21.3 cm (5 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1961.33


Three-figure cheek pieces like this one are extremely rare. They are are elegantly designed, well-cast examples of their kind.

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