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Three handled jar

Light yellow in color; no ornamentation; three handles, one broken off; no foot; incised hieroglyphics on body.

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, New Kingdom,

Accession Number

72.1434

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels