Horse Rider Rhyton

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 16 October 2017

This horse rider ryhton was discovered while archaeologists excavated the ancient Erebuni Fortress, which is located in present-day Yerevan, Armenia. It dates from the 5th century BCE when Erebuni was under Persian control and was cast in silver. (Erebuni Historical and Archaeological Preserve, Yerevan, Armenia.)



About the Author

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 its Communications Director.

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