- Museum number
Copper alloy horse-bit with cheekpieces in the form of human-headed winged figures.
- Production date
- 9thC BC-8thC BC (circa)
Height: 9.70 centimetres (cheek piece one)
Height: 9.60 centimetres (cheek piece two)
Length: 18.10 centimetres (cross-piece)
Weight: 449 grammes
Width: 8.50 centimetres (cheek piece one)
Width: 9.20 centimetres (cheek piece two)
- Curator's comments
- Also published as WAA Slide 51.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2016, 19 Mar-29 May, National Museum, Delhi, The Everlasting Flame
2013 Oct-Dec, Brunei, SOAS, 'Everlasting Flame: Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination'
2012 24 May - 30 Sep, London, BM, 'The horse: from Arabia to Royal Ascot'
1995-2005 17 Nov-14 Dec, BM, G52/IRAN/17/9, from official opening
1994 BM, G49/IRAN/17
1985 28 Mar-12 May, London, Commonwealth Institute, Animal Regalia CANCELLED
1975-ca 1990 Jul-, BM, Iranian Room [IR], case 6, no. 14
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquisition among other items purchased from the estate of the late Captain E.G. Spencer-Churchill noted in the 'British Museum Quarterly' 32 (1967/68), p.57.
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number