Section of an armor belt

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


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1976.1

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Armor

Fragment of an armor belt with horsemen and chariots.

Provenance

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