Mycenaean Lion Rhyton

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Mark Cartwright
published on 04 January 2015
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A gold rhyton in the form of a lion's head. From Grave Circle A, Mycenae, 16th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2015, January 04). Mycenaean Lion Rhyton. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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