Long-necked flask with horizontal loop handles
H. 26.5 cm, Diameter 19.cm
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
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.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way