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Rhyton with female head

late Parthian–early Sasanian
ca. 3rd century A.D.
Parthian or Sasanian
Ceramic, glazed
H. 15 x W. 6 in. (38.1 x 15.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift of Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, Teresa Sackler and Family, and 2000 Benefit Fund, 2001
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 405
Acquired by the Museum in 2001, purchased from Robert Haber and Associates, Inc., New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 131 (Jul. 1,2000 - Jun. 30, 2001), p. 11.

Aruz, Joan. 2001. "Rhyton with Female Head." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 59 (2) (Autumn, 2001), p. 13.
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