Two-handled globular ovoid jar on integral stand

New Kingdom (?), possibly Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Height x diameter: 12 x 7.9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Marble or limestone (?)

Not On View


The Ancient World



There are loop handles on the body. It has a small flat base. There is a slight neck/collar. The mouth is constricted. The rim is plain. The vessel stands on a small integral stand/base. The base of the stand is chipped. The vessel has a smooth surface with a large hole and cracks in the body.


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)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way