Vase in shape of horn (rhyton)

Greek
Late Geometric Period
760–700 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 276.

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.); diameter: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.896

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Vase in the shape of a horn with a pointed (and perforated?) end at the top. Geometric ornament: top is solid black; band of vertical lines; band of diamonds; band of vertical sections of ornament; cross-hatched band; hatched zig-zag; cross-hatched band; lines. Repaired at top, with slight restoration.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: acquired from a Greek dealer); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund