Necked ovoid globular jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13
2061–1640 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.6 x 7.3 cm (3 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.505

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine, white stone, marked with wavy lines, body cracked, rim nicked in two places.

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