Long-necked flask

Egyptian
New Kingdom, mid to late Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7 x 5 cm (2 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.571

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This highly polished black stone vessel has a globular body, a short, slender foot and an elongated, flaring neck.

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 s.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way