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Mycenaean pottery - Fish shaped terracotta rhython, Tiryns, 1300-1250 BC. Nafplion Archaeological Museum. Against black background. Photographer Paul E Williams.

A rhyton is a roughly conical container from which fluids were intended to be drunk or to be poured in some ceremony such as libation, or merely at table.

The most common Mycenaean archaeological finds are examples of Mycenaean pottery. The potter's wheel was developed in the Near East around 3500 BC and 2000 years later, during the Late Helladic period, Mycenaeans adopted it. This led the Mycenaeans to produce fine pottery with hand painted decorations that was exported throughout the eastern Mediterranean. Mycenaean decorations are a continuation of the styles used by the earlier Minoans of Crete. Popular deigns were floral patterns, marine and octopus designs and swirling circular designs.

The Mycenaeans were a Bronze Age Culture found primarily in mainland Greece in city states such as Thebes, Mycenae and Tiryns. The Mycenaean civilisation spanned the period from approximately 1750 to 1050 BC and ended abruptly during the collapse of Bronze Age culture in the eastern Mediterranean, to be followed by the so-called Greek Dark Ages.
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Mycenaean pottery - Fish shaped terracotta rhython, Tiryns, 1300-1250 BC. Nafplion Archaeological Museum.  Against black background. Photographer Paul E Williams. <br />
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A rhyton  is a roughly conical container from which fluids were intended to be drunk or to be poured in some ceremony such as libation, or merely at table.<br />
<br />
The most common Mycenaean archaeological finds are examples of Mycenaean pottery. The potter's wheel was developed in the Near East around 3500 BC and 2000 years later, during the Late Helladic period, Mycenaeans adopted it. This led the Mycenaeans to produce fine pottery with hand painted decorations that was exported throughout the eastern Mediterranean.  Mycenaean decorations are a continuation of the styles used by the earlier Minoans of Crete. Popular deigns were floral patterns, marine and octopus designs and swirling circular designs. <br />
<br />
The Mycenaeans were a Bronze Age Culture found primarily in mainland Greece in city states such as Thebes, Mycenae and Tiryns. The Mycenaean civilisation spanned the period from approximately 1750 to 1050 BC and ended abruptly during the collapse of Bronze Age culture in the eastern Mediterranean, to be followed by the so-called Greek Dark Ages.