rhyta   (1600 BC)
Sculptor:  Minoan
black steatite
H: 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm)
Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929
The Walters Art Museum
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This rhyton is carved in the round with details incised. It is interior drilled with a large hole in the top of the head, ending in a small hole through the mouth. The eyes are to be inlaid. There is a double axe on the forehead. One horn is broken and has been repaired.