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Rhyton in the form of a ram's head

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III B Period
13th century B.C.


Accession Number

1994.47

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Head and neck of a ram; fill-hole at top of head between curving horn; ears in front of horns; protruding eyeballs; pour-hole at front of muzzle; loop handle at back of head just below fill-hole. Light buff clay; overall patterns of black parallel lines, mostly faded. Tip of proper right horn missing.

Provenance

By 1994: with Acanthus, 21 East 81st Street, New York 10028; purchased by MFA from Acanthus, March 23, 1994

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund