Attic red figure rhyton
about 440–430 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)
In form of a bull’s head. Bell-shaped rim decorated with Maenad dancing to left and a male figure with a thyrsos. Some pieces restored.
The rim of this rhyton in the shape of a bull’s head is decorated with a depiction of a dancing maenad with a tympanum and a male figure bearing a thyrsos.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund