Very Rare Ancient Achaemenid 22Ct Solid Gold Rhyton Vessel / 500-300 BC/ 52.6g. This Achaemenid 22 carat solid gold rhyton is a rare and precious artifact from ancient Persia, dating back to the 5th-4th century BC. Weighing 52.56g, it features intricate designs and patterns typical of the Achaemenid style, including a lion's head and floral motifs. Rhytons were ceremonial drinking vessels used in religious contexts, and this one would have been reserved for the most important ceremonies and events.Its delicate craftsmanship showcases the artistry of the Achaemenid people and offers a tangible link to our shared human history. This rhyton is a true one-of-a-kind treasure and would be a prized addition to any collection. Be sure to send me a message to request this!