Slender shouldered jar

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 65.8 x 7.9 cm

Accession Number

72.477

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This jar has a flat base with sides that widen to high shoulders and a straight rim. There are small chips on the rim. Otherwise the jar is intact.

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