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Section of an armor belt

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Fragment of an armor belt with horsemen and chariots.


December 8, 1975 anonymous sale (Egyptian, Middle Eastern, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities), Sotheby's, London, lot 65, to Bruce McAlpine on behalf of the MFA. (Accession Date: January 14, 1976)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

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

Object Place for Label

Lake Van region


Height x width: 15.5 x 16.5 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Armor