Jar

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 13.9 x 8.6 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1462

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dark reddish-colored ground; brown below; one handle at neck; good condition. Tag attached to side of pot reads, “778.”

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