Ribbed ring stand
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Height x diameter: 4 x 11.3 cm (1 9/16 x 4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
This shallow ring stand has a single rib roughly at the middle. The stone has white and light brownish hues. The surface is smooth and unpolished. It was once broken in three pieces and is now mended.
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