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Long-necked flask with horizontal loop handles

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The body of this jar is squat and ovoid. It has a disc base, tall neck, and rolled and everted rim. There are two loop handles on either side of the body.


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, 1539–1075 B.C.


H. 26.5 cm, Diameter

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World