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Bronze horse trappings

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Horse-trappings, bronze. String of 12 ball beads from neck of horse.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Horse grave Ku 211. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921, assigned to the MFA by the Government of the Sudan

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka, 698–690 B.C.

Object Place for Label

El-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10568

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related