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Miniature deep bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom (?)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 6 cm (1 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.201

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature bowl, deep, straight sides. Plain rim; flat, string cut base. Red-brownware with white slip inside and out. One fragment; about 70% complete. Way Collection tag removed, glue remains on surface of object.

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