Long-necked flask with foot
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Height x diameter: 6.6 x 6.3 cm (2 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
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.”)
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)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way