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Concave-sided beaker

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It is made of light brown stone with prominent wavy white veining near the top. The base is flat, and the rim is slightly rolled and everted. The surface is rough, and the rim is nicked. It is complete.

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, Middle Kingdom to New Kingdom, Dynasty 11–20, 2061–1071 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.2 x 6.3 cm (1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.513

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels