Rhyton

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan I (?) Period


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 6 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

66.1075

Medium or Technique

Chlorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One complete figure, a youth, strides to the left with arms raised and spread, his head in profile, body full-front. Torso of other youth in profile, slightly bent as if to leap or run. Perhaps in athletic contests. Rim like that of the Boxer Vase.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Beulah H. Emmet Collection (loaned to MFA as 214.64, October 30, 1964); year-end gift of Mrs. Beulah H. Emmet to MFA, December 27, 1966

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Beulah H. Emmet