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Headrest

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 15.2 x 6.3 x 23.8 cm (6 x 2 1/2 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4255

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

In two parts; traces of white priming; vertical column of hieroglyphics in black on white on one side; black and white painted spots on other.

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