Jar

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .171 H. .209 D.

Accession Number

72.1474

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light red; geometrical pattern in lines of darker red; no handle; rim nicked; partly filled with blackened substance. Vessel marked with “749”.

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