Attic red figure rhyton

Greek
Classical Period
about 440–430 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.8105

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

In form of a bull’s head. Bell-shaped rim decorated with Maenad dancing to left and a male figure with a thyrsos. Some pieces restored.
[Label text]:
The rim of this rhyton in the shape of a bull’s head is decorated with a depiction of a dancing maenad with a tympanum and a male figure bearing a thyrsos.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund