Rhyton in the shape of a standing hedgehog

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III C Period
about 1200–1100 B.C.


Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

69.1144

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York, N.Y. 10021; purchased by MFA from Mathias Komor, October 15, 1969

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund