Spindle bottle

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1570–1293 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Egypt

Dimensions

H. 27.9 cm, Diameter 5.8 cm

Accession Number

72.1367

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt)

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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