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Globular ovoid jar

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It has a rounded base and slightly everted rim. It is sawn in two pieces. The rim is nicked.

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 to New Kingdom, Dynasty 11–20, 2061–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.5 x 4.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.504

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels