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Spindle bottle

Cypriote
Bronze Age, Late Cypriote Period
1550–1070 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .365 H. .063 D.

Accession Number

72.1368

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Oil-bottle. Brick-red in color; plain surface; broken through neck and mended; piece missing from handle; fine workmanship.

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