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Model, vessel

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Dimensions

2.5 x 2.9 cm (1 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4943

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Ball. Rough wood, cracked and flaked. Slight traces of dull red. Bottom flat and uncolored with hole. Sunken circle at top with raised rim.

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 s son C. Granville Way

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way