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Fragment of headrest base

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6010 A in chamber north end of coffin

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.4 x 8.5 cm (3/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25-11-97c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Small disc, part of base of head rest. See also 25-11-97a, 25-11-97d. There is no 25-11-97b.

Provenance

From Giza, G6010A, in chamber north end of coffin. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition