Small shouldered jar

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.7 x 3.5 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.563

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is pointed, and the rim is rolled and everted. It has a thick neck. There were two handles on the body, which are now broken. The surface is rough and worn.

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