Long necked jar with handle

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


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 19 x 14.6 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1380

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This jar is fashioned of reddish clay and treated with a buff slip with signs of burnishing. It has a ring base and globular body that terminates in a long, very slightly flaring neck with a rolled rim. It is broken and mended.

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