Parthian painted pottery ram’s head rhyton cupW84
A pottery rhyton shaped drinking vessel with extensive ochre painted herring-bone decoration. The base of the rhyton terminates in a ram’s head with applied eyes and curved horns.
Parthian, 3rd to 1st Century BC
27.2 x 12.5 cms
Rim repaired with some chipping, surface wear as seen in the photographs
Ex. private collection, France; acquired from the Hotel Drouot from an older collection
For a Parthian rhyton with a ram’s head terminal and similar curling horns, please see: