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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.8105

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels