Spouted deep bowl
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3–8
Height x diameter: 16.1 x 20.0 cm (6 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
This deep, convex-sided bowl has a single spout. The base is flat, and the rim is plain and inverted. There is an incised line below the rim. The stone is yellowish white except for large areas of dark brown discoloration. There is a large fragment missing from one side.
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