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Bronze shaft-end with the foreparts of a horse, from a carriage-shaft or fire-dog. Etruscan 500BC-450BC.  © The Trustees of the British Museum

ARCHAISCHE periode / Bronze shaft-end with the foreparts of a horse, from a carriage-shaft or fire-dog. Etruscan © The Trustees of the British Museum

A LURISTAN BRONZE HORSE BIT   EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.   Each cheekpiece in the form of a striding winged ibex with curved horns, the central hole for the mouthpiece, the rod with squared off edges and flattened scroll terminals, cheekpieces: 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) high; and a Mesopotamian-Elamite cylindrical bronze mace head, the upper section with prominent vertical double rows of bosses divided and bordered by parallel ridges, similar ridged bands around the base, late 3rd-2nd millennium B.C

A LURISTAN BRONZE HORSE BIT EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. Each cheekpiece in the form of a striding winged ibex with curved horns, the central hole for the mouthpiece, the rod with squared off edges and flattened scroll terminals, cheekpieces: 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) high; and a Mesopotamian-Elamite cylindrical bronze mace head, the upper section with prominent vertical double rows of bosses divided and bordered by parallel ridges, similar ridged bands around the base, late 3rd-2nd millennium B.C

Caballo. China, Occidental a principios de la dinastía Han, 206 a 100 aC. Escultura. Barro moldeado con decoración tallada y pintada, 23 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 6 1/2 pulgadas (59,69 x 54,61 x 16,51 cm). Regalo de Richard Brustlin (M.2002.146.1). Arte Chino. No se encuentra en la vista del público.

theancientworld: “ Horse, China, early Western Han dynasty, B.C Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Currently not on view ”

Etruscan Bronze Figure of a Horse Standing Upon an Integral Plinth. Late Archaic, Late 6th/Early 5th century B.C.E. Most probably from Vulci.

A Magnificent and Highly Important Etruscan Bronze Figure of a Horse Standing Upon an Integral Plinth Bronze, Late Archaic, Late century B. Most probably from Vulci. More equine art & inspirations: www.

early 1st millennium B.C. Horse bit with wheels on either end.

Bronze bit with circular cheek pieces Greece or Asia Minor (I millennium BC) © The Metropolitan Museum – New York

Horse with Female Rider, Tang dynasty (618–906), 7th century  Astana, Turfan, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China  Unfired clay with pigment

Tang Dynasty Art Horse with Female Rider, Tang dynasty century Astana, Turfan, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China Unfired clay with pigment

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