Headrest

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 20.4 x 18.7 x 7.0 cm (8 1/16 x 7 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

05.85a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Alabaster. A finely finished and perfect specimen; the column is fluted, but otherwise the piece is without ornament.

Provenance

Acquired by Theodore M. Davis in Egypt. 1905: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis.

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis