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Headrest

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .195 H.

Accession Number

13.3473a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Wood. Made in three pieces, joined by tenons; fluted shaft.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Giza. G 2335 A

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition