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James Blake Wiener
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published on 28 November 2017
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This rein and its accompanying iron bit keepers date to the 11-9th century BCE. They were used with horses and unearthed in what is present-day Armenia. (Metsamor Historical-Archaeological Museum-Reserve, Taronik, Armenia)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 28). Ancient Rein and Bit Keepers. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7708/ancient-rein-and-bit-keepers/

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