Stag Rhyton

Illustration

Branko van Oppen
by J. Paul Getty Museum
published on 15 February 2020
Send to Google Classroom:
Stag Rhyton

This exquisite gilded silver rhyton (wine drinking horn) terminates in the forepart of a naturalistically rendered stag. Incorporating stylistic elements of Achaemenid and Seleucid traditions, it was made in Parthia (northwestern Iran, ca. 50 BCE - 50 CE; JPGM inv. no. 86.AM.753).

Digital image courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Open Content Program.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

Museum, J. P. G. (2020, February 15). Stag Rhyton. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11910/

Chicago Style

Museum, J. P. G. "Stag Rhyton." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 15, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11910/.

MLA Style

Museum, J. P. G. "Stag Rhyton." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 15 Feb 2020. Web. 14 Aug 2020.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!

Donate