Model vessel

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter (max): 15.8 x 12 cm (6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4269

Medium or Technique

Wood and painted gesso

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model of a one-handled pitcher, painted black and white to imitate porphyry. The top of the lid is decorated with a quartered pattern of black, yellow, white and red bands.

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