Footed dish

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13
2061–1640 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x depth: 1.9 x 5.4 cm (3/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1384

Medium or Technique

stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a shallow dish with straight rim and somewhat thick walls. Three small feet project from the rounded base. It is broken and mended, and a chip is missing from from the rim.

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