Shouldered amphora with horizontal loop handles
New Kingdom, reign of Thutmose III to Dynasty 20
Height x diameter: 26 x 20 cm (10 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
This jar has a globular body, disc base and a slightly rolled and everted rim. One loop handle (of two original) remains on the shoulder. The area of the second handle has been smoothed down. Otherwise, it is complete.
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