- Museum number
Bronze horse-harness strap-divider: a plaque showing a recumbent boar in low relief facing left. On the back, which is flat, is a hollow 'junction box' pierced by four lateral holes.
- Production date
- 580BC-480BC (circa)
Height: 2 centimetres
Weight: 43 grammes
Width: 4.20 centimetres
Depth: 1.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Compare a similar boar bridle attachment from Sardis, dated ca. 580-540BC, Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum 5349: http://sardisexpedition.org/en/artifacts/latw-48
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2018 May-Sep, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of History, An Age of Luxury
2012 24 May - 30 Sep, London, BM, 'The horse: from Arabia to Royal Ascot'
2006 7 Mar-11 Jun, Barcelona, Fundacion La Caixa, 'L'imperi Oblidat'
2005-2006 Sept-Jan, London, BM, 'Forgotten Empire'
2019 Apr-Aug, Barcelona, CaixaForum, An Age of Luxury
2019-2020 Sep-Jan, Madrid, CaixaForum, An Age of Luxury
2020 Feb-May, Seville, CaixaForum, An Age of Luxury
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number