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Bridle-trapping

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There are the inevitable two loops. The three spikes are short and wide at the bottom and bent in; that by itself on one side has the end broken away. The tip of one spike has broken off. Deep green patina, with light corrosion.

Provenance

In exchange for P. 7419; From Florence

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Sylvester Morse in exchange for P 7419

Italic,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 706; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length x height: 3.2 x 7.5 cm (1 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.330

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related