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Concave beaker

Dull blue-gray stone; smooth but unpolished; much broken and mended.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom to Second Intermediate Period,

Accession Number

72.508

Medium or Technique

Anhydrite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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