Persian Horse Head Rhyton

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 16 October 2017
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This is a horse head rhyton cast in silver, dating from the 5th century BCE when Armenia was under Persian control. It was found at the Erebuni Fortress in Yerevan, Armenia. (Erebuni Historical and Archaeological Preserve, Yerevan, Armenia.)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 16). Persian Horse Head Rhyton. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7439/

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Wiener, James B. "Persian Horse Head Rhyton." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 16, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7439/.

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Wiener, James B. "Persian Horse Head Rhyton." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 16 Oct 2017. Web. 25 Sep 2020.

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