Cypriot bull-shaped clay rhyton

Cypriot workshop-1450/-1200

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization
Athens, Greece

Cypriot bull-shaped clay rhyton of Base-Ring ware. Rhytons, vessels with a hole at top and bottom, were used by cults to offer libations. They often occur in the shape of a bulls head or a whole bull, both in Minoan and Mycenaean art. Late Cypriot II period, 1450-1200 BC. Gift of Chris Bastis. L. 0,132 m., H. 0,115 m. (ΓΕ 31456)


  • Title: Cypriot bull-shaped clay rhyton
  • Creator: Cypriot workshop
  • Date Created: -1450/-1200
  • Location Created: Cyprus
  • length: 13.2
  • Physical Dimensions: h115 x d26 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: 'ritual or religious vessel
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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