Pilgrim flask

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 6.3 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.1523

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dull black surface; concentric molded rings on both sides; small handles at neck.

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way