Fragment of Urartian Horse Harness

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 November 2018
Fragment of Urartian Horse Harness

This bronze plaque is engraved, at the upper part, with a figure of a god in a winged sun-disc. Originally, this plaque was part of a horse-harness (side-piece ), which was stitched to a leather backing. From Eastern Anatolia, in modern-day Turkey. Urartian, 9th to 8th century BCE. (The British Museum, London).


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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 29). Fragment of Urartian Horse Harness. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9542/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Fragment of Urartian Horse Harness." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 29, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9542/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Fragment of Urartian Horse Harness." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Nov 2018. Web. 25 Aug 2019.

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