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Spindle-bottle

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Dark brown surface; speckled with white; handle broken off and mended; neck also broken and mended; rim chipped.

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 Cypriote I-II,

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 5 cm (5 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1508

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels