Jar

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 4.6 cm (2 5/8 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1514

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pale red, with traces of white priming; no ornamentation; without handle; rough work and heavy.

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