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Horse figurine

Iron Age III
ca. 7th–6th century B.C.
Iran, Tepe Nush-i Jan
1.26 x 2.01 in. (3.2 x 5.11 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, H. Dunscombe Colt Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
Not on view
1967, excavated by David Stronach, on behalf of the British Institute of Persian Studies; acquired by the Museum in 1969, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Crawford, Vaughn E. 1969. "Reports of the Departments: Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 28 (2), p. 58.

Curtis, John. 1984. Nush-i Jan III: The Small Finds. London: British Institute of Persian Studies, p. 36, no. 315, fig. 8.
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