Bronze situla

Egyptian


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

72.4484

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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