Description During the 26th Dynasty, the Greeks established merchant colonies in Egypt. Faience workshops in these towns produced goods for the local population, as well as products in an Egyptian style for export. The "rhyton," or drinking vessel, takes inspiration from Near Eastern models.
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Reverend William MacGregor Collection Sale, Sotheby's, London, 1922, no. 212; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923
Download Images Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License