Cheek Piece

Historical period(s)
Iron Age II - III, ca. 1000-650 BCE
Medium
Copper alloy; cast
Dimensions
H x W x D: 13.6 x 12.7 x 3.5 cm (5 3/8 x 5 x 1 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.127
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Tool and Equipment
Type

Fitting: horse/harness

Keywords
casting, Iran, Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE), Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE), sheep, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 12, p. 39.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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