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Culture: Luristan (Northwestern Iran)
Period: Iron Age II-III
Title: Cheekpiece from a horse bit with design of a pair of griffins in combat with an ibex
Date: 1000-650 BC
Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: 4 13/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/16 in. (12.2 x 14 x 3 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Herbert Gussman, Class of 1933
Object Number: 2005.047.001

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