Situla

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

05.256

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Four bands of relief decoration, the middle one showing a procession of gods. Badly encrusted and treated by Mr. Hoffmann, 1907. Pieces missing from sides.

Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna). 1903-1904: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; 1905, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: January 1, 1905)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription