Steatite Bull’s Head Rhyton No. 1D

Department Archive
Collection Mycenae Excavation Records
Reference No. MYC 3/4/02
Level Item
Dimensions 27.1cm x 37.9cm
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 left side of the face and forehead with horn and eye sockets. It was found in the Rhyton Well on the acropolis. It is labeled “26b” on the front and back.
Related records [MYC 3/4/01], Steatite Bull’s Head Rhyton No. 1C, 1920-1922
[MYC 3/4/03], Construction Details of Bull’s Head Rhyton, 1920-1922
[BSA SPHS 01/1703.4233], Mycenae: Fragment of a bull head rhyton with a diagram from the Rhyton Well, 1920
Reference Wace, A.J. B. 1919. Mycenae IV. The Rhyton Well. BSA 24: 200-210. Direct link
1919. BSA 24: Pl. XIII.1D. Link to article