Stag Rhyton

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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