Necked ovoid globular jar
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13
Height x diameter: 7.6 x 7.3 cm (3 x 2 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fine, white stone, marked with wavy lines, body cracked, rim nicked in two places.
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)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way