Steatite Bull’s Head Rhyton No. 1C

Department Archive
Collection Mycenae Excavation Records
Reference No. MYC 3/4/01
Level Item
Dimensions 29.5cm x 49.6cm
Place Mycenae: Rhyton Well
Ancient Mycenae
Dates 1920-1922
Collection event Mycenae Excavation 1920-1923
Scope and Content B/W ink drawing of a bull’s head rhyton carved from steatite. The fragment found includes the top of the forehead with the right and part of the left horn socket. It was found in the Rhyton Well on the acropolis. It is labeled “26” on the front and back.
Reference Wace, A.J. B. 1919. Mycenae IV. The Rhyton Well. BSA 24: 200-210. Direct link
1919. BSA 24: Pl. XIII.1C. Link to article