Ram's head rhyton

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Iron Age
3rd century B.C.


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

Overall: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.2075

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rhyton with short neck, in shape of a ram’s head. Cast and chiseled. Curved horns lying on the cheek of animal; large eyes surrounded by a double strip.

Provenance

By 1964: Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Edward Jackson Holmes Collection.
(Accession date: December 9, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Edward Jackson Holmes Collection