User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Bridle-trapping

Start collecting

There are three long spines; the front one is straight and triangular in section; the other two are flat and bent away from the front. There is rudimentary decoration in relief on the front. The left ring is considerably worn on the under surface. Deep green patina, with light corrosion.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Sylvester Morse

Italic,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 700; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Width x length: 4.1 x 6.5 cm (1 5/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.622

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related