The Harvester Rhyton

From Hagia Triada, Crete. New Palace period, c. 1650-1450 BCE. Steatite, greatest diameter 4 1/2″ (11.3 centimeters). Archaeological Museum, Heraklion, Crete.

 

 

Bull’s Head Rhyton

From Knossos, Crete. New Palace period, c. 1550-1450 BCE. Serpentine with shell, rock crystal, and red jasper (horns are restorations), height 12″ (30.5 centimeters). Archaeological Museum, Iraklion, Crete.

 

 

Alberti’s Window: An Art History Blog

Harvester Vase Fragments and Forms

 

Art History Lab Website

Harvester Vase

 

Furman University Article

Bull’s Head Rhyton

 

Geology.com Article

Serpentine