Date: 6th–8th century
Medium: Copper alloy
Dimensions: Overall: 4 15/16 x 4 x 3 3/8 in. (12.5 x 10.2 x 8.6 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1967
Accession Number: 67.200.2
The medallions wrapping around the neck of this jug, which was probably used to store liquids, are decorated with images of mounted riders. Such images were associated with the Holy Rider, who warded away evil, as well as with hunters who were identified with abundance and prosperity.