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Kohl pot with monkey

Seated monkey, clasping a hollow cylinder; light-colored, fine-grained stone; much blackened; no glaze.

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. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1539–1295/1292 B.C.

Accession Number

72.777

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels