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Necked ovoid globular jar

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Fine, white stone, marked with wavy lines, body cracked, rim nicked in two places.

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 Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13, 2061–1640 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.6 x 7.3 cm (3 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.505

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels