Long-necked flask with horizontal loop handles

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

H. 26.5 cm, Diameter 19.cm

Accession Number

72.555

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The body of this jar is squat and ovoid. It has a disc base, tall neck, and rolled and everted rim. There are two loop handles on either side of the body.

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