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Rhyton with female head

Period:
late Parthian–early Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd century A.D.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Parthian or Sasanian
Medium:
Ceramic, glazed
Dimensions:
H. 15 x W. 6 in. (38.1 x 15.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift of Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, Teresa Sackler and Family, and 2000 Benefit Fund, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.178
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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