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Tapering; dark unpolished surface; the larger end has a lead cup and is wound with wire.

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

Diameter x length: 0.9 x 29.2 cm (3/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.4316

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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