Double vase (fragment)

Egyptian
New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18 to early Dynasty 19
1336–1279 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 4.5 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1493

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

During the late 18th dynasty, small double vessels made up of two flasks or a flask and a jug became fairly common. This jug once formed half of such a vessel.

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