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Shouldered jar with vertical handles (amphora)

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Brick-red in color; no ornamentation; rim nicked; two handles; good condition.

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,

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 12.7 cm (8 11/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

72.1374

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels