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Concave-sided beaker

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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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2350–2170 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.9 x 5.9 cm (3 1/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.574

Medium or Technique

Anorthosite gneiss

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels