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Bronze situla

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Bronze situla; slender, bag-shaped with pronounced, pointed base; traces of simple incised lines on outside; ring and handle on rim; discolored but not incrusted; hole in lower side.

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

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 2.2 cm (3 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4484

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels