Bottle

Egyptian


Dimensions

Other: 12.5 x 6.8 cm (4 15/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1461

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Brown-colored surface; traces of glaze; much incrusted; no handles; rim nicked. Tall narrow neck with ovoid body. Vessel has “764” tagged on its 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