- Museum number
Copper alloy ring-snaffle bit: slightly curved bar cheek-pieces, swollen around double perforations for the cheek-strap, and slightly swollen terminals. The canons are joined by a separate ring, a rare variant of the standard type, and are barbed. The ring in the middle is broken.
- Production date
- 6thC BC-4thC BC
Length: 15.24 centimetres (cheekpiece)
Weight: 2.42 grammes
Width: 16 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Record Card: Achaemenid - see postcard from Moorey of 28/10/76.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
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'
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number