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Ram's head rhyton

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Rhyton with short neck, in shape of a ram's head. Cast and chiseled. Curved horns lying on the cheek of animal; large eyes surrounded by a double strip.

Provenance

By 1964: Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Edward Jackson Holmes Collection. (Accession date: December 9, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Iron Age, 3rd century B.C.

Object Place

Persia

Dimensions

Overall: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.2075

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels