Requires Photography

Portion of a ball

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.5 x 9 cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1630

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Fragment of large ball, mottled gray glaze; very thin shell.

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