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Fragment of dish

Egyptian
Byzantine (Coptic) Period
A.D. 364–476


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 6.2 cm (1 9/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1459

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine gray-white glaze; relief of cross and dots on medallion.

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