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Horse blinker decorated with lions and bulls

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Bronze blinker from a horse harness, decorated with lions and bulls.

Provenance

1975, sold by Mohammed Yeganeh, Frankfurt, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 1, 1975)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund and Frank B. Bemis Fund

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Urartian, Iron Age, 10th–9th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

eastern Anatolia

Dimensions

Length x width: 16 x 9 cm (6 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.637

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related