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Long-necked flask with foot

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This highly polished black stone vessel has a globular body tapering down into a flat stand. The tall neck ends in a flattened flaring rim.

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, 1550–1080 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.572

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels