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Model shouldered jar with flaring neck

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Much blackened and defaced, worn around rim and at foot.

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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.9 x 4.1 cm (3 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.489

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels