Persian Ox Head Rhyton with Feast Scene

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 20 November 2017
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This ox head rhyton with a feast scene is from the Erebuni Fortress, which is located in what is present-day Yerevan, Armenia. It is made of silver and dates from the 4th century BCE when the Erebuni Fortress was under the control of the Achaemenid Persian Empire. (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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 20). Persian Ox Head Rhyton with Feast Scene. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7663/persian-ox-head-rhyton-with-feast-scene/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Persian Ox Head Rhyton with Feast Scene." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 20, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7663/persian-ox-head-rhyton-with-feast-scene/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Persian Ox Head Rhyton with Feast Scene." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Nov 2017. Web. 25 Oct 2021.