Horse Bit from Lorestan

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 30 July 2014

A horse bit with cheek pieces in the form of horses. From Lorestan, modern western Iran. Sassanid period, 224-651 CE. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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