Horse blinker decorated with lions and bulls

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


Place of Manufacture: eastern Anatolia, 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

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

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

Provenance

1975, sold by Mohammad Yeganeh (dealer; b. 1929 - d. 2012), Frankfurt, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 1, 1975)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund and Frank B. Bemis Fund