Jug

Egyptian


Object Place: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 6.5 cm (4 1/2 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1400

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Plain reddish-brown; very rough surface; no ornamentation; one handle; crude work.

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