Long-necked flask with foot

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1080 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.572

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This highly polished black stone vessel has a globular body tapering down into a flat stand. The tall neck ends in a flattened flaring rim.

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