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Brick-red in color; plain surface; perfect condition; one handle.

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

Cypriote, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1539–1295/1292 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 28.2 x 7.2 cm (11 1/8 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1370

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels