Straight sided beaker

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


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.1 x 7.9 cm (4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.573

Medium or Technique

Black serpentine?

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This conical, straight-sided beaker has a small splayed foot and wide mouth. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. The surface is polished. It is complete.

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