Tear-jug

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 3.8 cm (4 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.1518

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dull brownish color; no ornament; good condition but rather poor work.

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