Rhyton

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III A 2 Period
about 1375–1350 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter of rim: 26 x 10.2 cm (10 1/4 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

1970.9

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Mycenaean rhyton (of Minoan form). Body conical with opening in pointed end. Brown paint on buff clay. Zigzags under rim and at tall handle-base zone. Concentric bands and stripes along body, lower section solid. A hole in the base. Part of rim and entire handle restored. Furumark S199.

Provenance

By 1969: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 40, December 13, lot 27); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., January 14, 1970

Credit Line

Seth Kettell Sweetser Fund