Globular ovoid jar
Middle to New Kingdom, Dynasty 11–20
Height x diameter: 3.5 x 4.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
It has a rounded base and slightly everted rim. It is sawn in two pieces. The rim is nicked.
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