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Attic red figure rhyton

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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. [Label text]: 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...

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By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 440–430 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World