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Fragments of headrest

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4812, A chamber

Dimensions

Thickness x Width x length: 0.7 x 1.6 x 5.9 cm (1/4 x 5/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

35-11-76a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Two fragments of the end of a headrest.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4812, A chamber. 1935: 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