Model shouldered jar with flaring neck

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6
2465–2150 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.9 x 4.1 cm (3 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.489

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Much blackened and defaced, worn around rim and at foot.

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