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Bridle-trapping

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The bottom of the two loops and the three long spines has a pronounced curve. At the base of the front spine is a steer's head in high relief. Deep green patina, with light corrosion.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Italic,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 703; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x length: 5 x 7 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.625

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related