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Rhyton

Object Number:
MS2250
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Apulian
South Italian
Provenience:
Italy
Genoa
Manufacture Location:
Apulia
Period:
Hellenistic Period
Date Made:
399-300 BC
Early Date:
-399
Late Date:
-300
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
White Ground
Iconography:
Horse Head
Description:
In form of protome of horse. Behind protome rises a nearly cylindrical neck with a slightly overhanging, simply moulded lip. A strap handle with two longitudinal grooves is attached below lip on neck and at base of neck. Horse's head frontal and both front legs are stretched forward in the same position. Intact save for missing ears of horse. Medium brown clay covered with white surfacing worn away in places.
Height:
16.5cm
Length:
27cm
Credit Line:
Purchased at Coleman Estate Sale (Davis & Harvey); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
Other Number:
254   -   Coleman Sale Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1897. The Robert H. Coleman Collection of Archaeological Objects. Catalogue.
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[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1956. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Deutschland Vol. 11, 16: Schloss Fasanerie (Adolphseck). : Page/Fig./Plate: Fasc. 2, pl. 94, no. 3
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