Tall shouldered jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom to Second Intermediate Period (?)
2061–1550 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.1 x 6.3 cm (4 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.487

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light color with horizontal veining, neck entirely missing.

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