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Bridle-trapping

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Two flat rings, roughly rounded; four short spines, in pairs. The only decoration is an incised X on the underside of the bar. Deep green patina, with light corrosion.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Sylvester Morse

Italic,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 702; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x length: 1 x 6.5 cm (3/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.624

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related