Tall shouldered jar with stopper

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.1 x 7.3 cm (4 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.483

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This heavy; shouldered jar is closed with a white stopper. It is plain and in good condition.

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way