Model shouldered jar with flaring neck
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6
Height x diameter: 7.9 x 4.1 cm (3 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Much blackened and defaced, worn around rim and at foot.
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