Straight sided bowl
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3–8
Height x diameter: 5.6 x 18.7 cm (2 3/16 x 7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster bowl of light brownish and white color. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. The rim is chipped. A large fragment is 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