Bronze situla

Egyptian
Paris


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

72.4483

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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