“At first, horses were …

“At first, horses were just seen as a better kind of donkey.” (British Museum exhibit caption)

According to the British Museum’s 2012 exhibition The Horse: from Arabia to Royal Ascot, horses were first introduced into the ancient Near East some time around 2,000 BC, to pull cumbersome four-wheeled carts. A better sort of donkey??? so much more than that….

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