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Culture: Luristan (Northwestern Iran)
Period: Iron Age II-III
Title: Cheekpiece from a horse bit in the form of a winged sphinx
Date: 1000-650 BC
Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: 4 5/8 x 4 1/16 x 1 in. (11.7 x 10.3 x 2.6 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Herbert Gussman, Class of 1933
Object Number: 2005.047.003

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