Tall pointed jar

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


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 24.1 x 11.4 cm (9 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.1473

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The neck of this vessels is long and slightly flarring, with a rolled rim. The exterior treatment consists of reddish wash and brown painted lines of decoration from mid body to the upper neck. There is a large fragment missing from the bottom, but it is restored.

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