Stag Rhyton

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Illustration

Branko van Oppen
by J. Paul Getty Museum
published on 15 February 2020
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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.

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Museum, J. P. G. (2020, February 15). Stag Rhyton. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11910/stag-rhyton/

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Museum, J. Paul Getty. "Stag Rhyton." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 15, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11910/stag-rhyton/.

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Museum, J. Paul Getty. "Stag Rhyton." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Feb 2020. Web. 19 Jul 2024.

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