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Situla with lid

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Model situla imitating a larger metal version. The flattened bottom and angular profile copies the metal style; a metal handle was once attached to the vessel.

Provenance

By 1984: with Jean Louis Domercq, Paris; 1984: purchased by the MFA from Jean Louis Domercq, May 9, 1984.

Credit Line

William Stevenson Smith Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18–early Dynasty 19, 1400–1279 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.2 x 6.4 cm (4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1984.172

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels