Long-necked flask with foot

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


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.3 x 5 cm (2 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.570

Medium or Technique

Black serpentine

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This elegant, though damaged vessel has a globular body, short foot and elongated, flaring neck. The stone is well polished. There is a large fragment broken from the neck and the rim is chipped.

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