Long-necked flask with foot

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.6 x 6.3 cm (2 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.518

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base of this ovoid footed flask is flat, and the rim is slightly rolled and everted. The neck is tall, wide, and slightly flarring. There are small chips in the upper and lower rim. It has an unpolished surface, which is partially filled with a dark substance. It is complete.
(Card reads: “Mottled and defaced stone.”)

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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way