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The Iron Age

Warfare

Middlebie Bit

Period:
Iron Age
Description:

Bronze horse bit from the Middlebie hoard.

 

The Middlebie hoard of late Iron Age chariot fittings was found in a bog in the late 18th century, and subsequently donated to the National Museums of Scotland, where it is now on display. Similar fragments of bits, and terrets, have been found across the region.

Copyright:
NMS