Jar

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 5 cm (2 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1433

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light cream color; traces of two handles on each shoulder, both broken off. Pot says “775” 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