- Museum number
White stone frontlet: of quadrilateral shape tapering towards the bottom. It is stepped down at the edge with holes at regular intervals for fixing it to a background, probably of leather. The surface is blackened by fire, and sections of the edge are missing.
- Production date
Height: 11.10 centimetres
Width: 7.90 centimetres (maximum)
- Curator's comments
J. J. Orchard, ‘Equestrian Bridle-Harness Ornaments’ (Ivories from Nimrud I, 2), (London, 1967), pl. XLVI, no. 210.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2012 24 May - 30 Sep, London, BM, 'The horse: from Arabia to Royal Ascot'
2008-2009 21 Sept-4 Jan, Boston, MFA, 'Art and Empire'
2007 2 Apr-30 Sept, Alicante, MARQ Museum, 'Art and Empire'
2006 1 Jul-7 Oct, Shanghai Museum, 'Art and Empire'
- Surface blackened by fire; sections of the edge are missing.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Excavation/small finds number: ND.12503 (excavation number)