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Rhyton

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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

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels