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Rhyton in the shape of a standing hedgehog

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Spout and attached strap handle on its back, and snout as its other spout. Brown wavy lines on a buff ground. Unbroken, but glaze lines cracked and partly missing on left front side.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York, N.Y. 10021; purchased by MFA from Mathias Komor, October 15, 1969

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic III C Period, about 1200–1100 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 8.5 x 6.1 x 11.2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.1144

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels