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Bridle-trapping

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Two of the three spikes are taller than the third, and bent outward. The short and blunted one bends in. Deep green patina, with light corrosion.

Provenance

In exchange for P. 7419. Probably from Italy

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Sylvester Morse in exchange for P 7419

Italic,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 707; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x length: 2.4 x 6.4 cm (15/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

02.331

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related