Horses, Cavalry and Chariots 

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Horse Bridle
Horse Bridle
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Bronze Persian Horse Bit
Bronze Persian Horse Bit
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Bronze Persian Horse Bit
Bronze Persian Horse Bit
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Warrior on Horseback
Warrior on Horseback
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Gold Model of Persian Chariot
Gold Model of Persian Chariot
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Horse Bridle
Horse Bridle

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Horse Bridle

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Horse Bridle and Bit

 

Date: 700 - 650 BC.

Place: Etruscan

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.

 

Notice the cheek pieces are moulded in the form of horses.

 

 

Bronze Persian Horse Bit
Bronze Persian Horse Bit

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Bronze Persian Horse Bit

 

Date: 6th  - 4th century BC

Place: Persepolis [Southwestern Iran]

 

Photographed at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

 

Harness the horses,  mount the steeds! Take your positions with helmets on! Polish your spears, put on your armour! (Jeremiah 46:4)

Bronze Persian Horse Bit
Bronze Persian Horse Bit

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Bronze Persian Horse Bit

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Bronze Persian Horse Bit

 

Date: 6th  - 4th century BC

Place: Persepolis [Southwestern Iran]

 

Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA.

 

Warrior on Horseback
Warrior on Horseback

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Warrior on Horseback

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Warrior on Horseback

 

Date: c. 550 BC.

Place: Taranto, Italy

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England. 

Gold Model of Persian Chariot
Gold Model of Persian Chariot

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Gold Model of a Persian Chariot

 

Date: 5th – 4th century BC.

Place: Persia [Iran]

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.