Fragment of long necked flask with handle
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Height x diameter: 19 x 17.7 cm (7 1/2 x 6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The body shape is ovoid. The remaining handle is carved to resemble a strap. The base and much of the body is missing.
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