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Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking)

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.230.36
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The rhyton is in the form of a horse's head. The original polychrome decoration is lost.
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