Gilt-Bronze Horse Bit from Japan

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 20 December 2017
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This gilt-bronze horse bit was excavated from Kenzaki Otsuka, which is located in Japan's Gumna prefecture. It dates from the 6th century CE, during the Kofun period. (Tokyo National Museum)

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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, December 20). Gilt-Bronze Horse Bit from Japan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7810/gilt-bronze-horse-bit-from-japan/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Gilt-Bronze Horse Bit from Japan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 20, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7810/gilt-bronze-horse-bit-from-japan/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Gilt-Bronze Horse Bit from Japan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Dec 2017. Web. 19 Oct 2021.