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Long necked jar with handle

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This jar is fashioned of reddish clay and treated with a buff slip with signs of burnishing. It has a ring base and globular body that terminates in a long, very slightly flaring neck with a rolled rim. It is broken and mended.


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)

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.


Height x diameter: 19 x 14.6 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)

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The Ancient World