Rhyton in the shape of a standing hedgehog
Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III C Period
about 1200–1100 B.C.
Height x width x length: 8.5 x 6.1 x 11.2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Spout and attached strap handle on its back, and snout as its other spout. Brown wavy lines on a buff ground. Unbroken, but
glaze lines cracked and partly missing on left front side.
By date unknown: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York, N.Y. 10021; purchased by MFA from Mathias Komor, October 15, 1969
Arthur Mason Knapp Fund