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Rhyton in the form of a goat

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Bronze rhyton in the shape of a goat with handle in the form of a hound.

Provenance

By 1960: Solieman Aaron Collection; to Aaron Family Collection, London; by 2001: with Robert Haber and Associates, New York; 2001: purchased by the MFA from Robert Haber and Associates. (Accession date: March 20, 2002)

Credit Line

Marilyn M. Simpson Fund, Florence E. and Horace L. Mayer Fund, Mary S. and Edward Jackson Holmes Fund, and Egyptian Deaccession Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Achaemenid, about 5th century B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 14 x 7 x 23.5 cm (5 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.30

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels