Rhyton in the form of a ram's head
Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III B Period
13th century B.C.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Head and neck of a ram; fill-hole at top of head between curving horn; ears in front of horns; protruding eyeballs; pour-hole at front of muzzle; loop handle at back of head just below fill-hole. Light buff clay; overall patterns of black parallel lines, mostly faded. Tip of proper right horn missing.
By 1994: with Acanthus, 21 East 81st Street, New York 10028; purchased by MFA from Acanthus, March 23, 1994
Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund