Collared beaker

Egyptian
Late Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, D
2465–1991 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.8 x 6.6 cm (4 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.488

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light uniform color, plain surface, complete.

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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way