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Base-ring ware juglet (bilbil)

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Grayish-brown in color; ring on neck; one handle; sides chipped; fair condition.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Cypriote, Late Cypriot I-II,

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 5.8 cm (5 7/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1501

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels