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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1953.102
Title
Fragment of a Rhyton (a doe)
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
5th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Iran
Period
Achaemenid period
Culture
Achaemenid
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
8.1 × 4.1 × 4.9 cm (3 3/16 × 1 5/8 × 1 15/16 in.)
41.6 grams
Provenance
Purchased from Charles Kelekian, New York.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund
Accession Year
1953
Object Number
1953.102
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

George M. A. Hanfmann, "Acquisitions of the Fogg Art Museum: Sculpture and Figurines", American Journal of Archaeology (1954), Vol. 58, No. 3, 223-229, p. 225-26, pl. 38, figs. 6-7.

David Gordon Mitten and Amy Brauer, Dialogue with Antiquity, The Curatorial Achievement of George M. A. Hanfmann, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1982), p. 17, no. 73.

Exhibition History

Dialogue with Antiquity: The Curatorial Achievement of George M.A. Hanfmann, Fogg Art Museum, 05/07/1982 - 06/26/1982

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