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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1350-800 BCE
  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 12.6 x 12.6 x 25.2 cm (4 15/16 x 4 15/16 x 9 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Large, plainware rhyton, with a wide, round mouth, bulbous body, tapering to a thick "neck" and ending in a roughly-formed animal head, possibly a ram. Possibly originally burnished.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Frank and Joan Mount
  • Provenance

    From 1965/1966 to 1995
    Frank and Joan Mount, Alexandria, VA, purchased in Tel Aviv in 1965/1966 [1]
    From 1995
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Frank and Joan Mount in 1995
    [1] This object was purchased by Joan and Frank Mount in Tel Aviv in 1965-66.
    Copies of the original invoices can be found in the accession file (see Provenance Remark 1, Ann C. Gunter, December 5, 1995, in the object record).
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
  • Type

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