Iron Age Celtic bronze terret rein guide / Gallic War Caesar

Iron Age Celtic bronze terret rein guide / Gallic War Caesar

Code: 12473

£350.00 Approx $443.04, €408.88
 

This is a large bronze decorated Celtic terret with intact hoop for attachment  of a rein.  This type of terret would have been used to guide the reins on a chariot to a pair of horses. This would date to the Gallic Wars with Julius Caesar.

OBJECT: Chariot Terret

CULTURE: Late La Tene

DATE: c. 130 - 30 BC

MATERIAL: Bronze 

SIZE: 61.6mm x 50mm x 13.4mm (skirt 34,7mm)

WEIGHT:  123.87 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a European Private Collection, Chambourcy. France