A miniature Persian Horse, Achaemenid Period, ca. 500 - 300 B.C.

Miniature bronze figure of a standing horse with a long nose and small pointed ears on either side of the ridge of the top of the head.  All four legs are the same length and there is a slight curve to the back ending in a raised nub above the hind legs indicating a tail.  Miniature cylandrical protrusion from chest of the horse, probably the remains of a suspension loop for attachment. 

Condition:   Intact and in good condition overall,

Dimensions:    Length:  2 centimeters  (0.75 inch)

Provenance:   Patti Birch private collection.



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