Rhyton in the form of a goat

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Achaemenid
about 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 14 x 7 x 23.5 cm (5 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.30

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bronze rhyton in the shape of a goat with handle in the form of a hound.

Provenance

By 1960: Solieman Aaron Collection; to Aaron Family Collection, London; by 2001: with Robert Haber and Associates, New York; 2001: purchased by the MFA from Robert Haber and Associates.
(Accession date: March 20, 2002)

Credit Line

Marilyn M. Simpson Fund, Florence E. and Horace L. Mayer Fund, Mary S. and Edward Jackson Holmes Fund, and Egyptian Deaccession Fund