Hanging-bowl

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 15 cm (1 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1441

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light grayish-brown; irregular incised decoration on shoulder; four pierced holes near rim; good condition. Pot has “810” written on it.

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