Jar with spout (nemset-jar)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 3.4 cm (1 11/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1521

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar with spout. Traces of pale green glaze; edge on foot is ragged; dull surface.

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