London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
AN URARTIAN BRONZE HORSE HARNESS DISC
8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
Of convex form with central embossed petalled rosette encircled by border of zigzag and bud chain, traces of iron attachment loop on reverse
3 7/8 in. (8.8 cm.) diam.
Acquired circa 1986, Frankfurt.
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H. Born and U. Seidl, Schutzwaffen aus Assyrien und Urartu: Sammlung Axel Guttmann, IV, Mainz, 1995, p. 65, 178-178, pl. 55 (AG 115).
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