- Museum number
Copper alloy horse-harness strap-divider: in the form of a boar's tusk. It is square in section and tapers to a point. The other end is hollow and is pierced on four sides with interconnecting holes. The end is closed.
- Production date
- 6thC BC-4thC BC
Diameter: 0.70 - 0.90 centimetres (perforation)
Diameter: 1.58 centimetres (base, maximum)
Diameter: 1.53 centimetres (base, minimum)
Height: 3.20 centimetres
Weight: 32.40 grammes
Width: 2.70 centimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2012 24 May - 30 Sep, London, BM, 'The horse: from Arabia to Royal Ascot'
2010 29 May-15 Oct, USA, Kentucky Horse Park, 'A Gift from the Desert'
2006 7 Mar-11 Jun, Barcelona, Fundacion La Caixa, 'L'imperi Oblidat'
2005-2006 Sept-Jan, London, BM, 'Forgotten Empire'
- Acquisition notes
- All items in this collection (1999,1201) were previously unregistered; attached yellow label indicates it is a mid/late 19thC acquisition, probably from Layard or one of his successors and certainly from Iraq.
- Middle East
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: N.H.41 (exhibition number (yellow label))