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Horse Rider Rhyton


James Blake Wiener
published on 16 October 2017
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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.)

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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). Horse Rider Rhyton. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Wiener, James B. "Horse Rider Rhyton." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 16, 2017.

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Wiener, James B. "Horse Rider Rhyton." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Oct 2017. Web. 26 Feb 2021.

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