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Bronze situla

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Roughly molded bronze situla in shape of cylindrical beaker with flattened base; exterior ornamented with six horizontal bands of incised decoration; interior plain; incrusted; cracked and mended.

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: 3.8 x 4.1 cm (1 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4483

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels