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Headrest

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: of base 0.189 Length: of top 0.202

Accession Number

21.2791a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Alabaster. Base and top only. Base perfect with raised central disc roughened to receive stem. Top perfect with abacus bored to receive pin of top of stem.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza, G 4733 [Excav. date] February 1914

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition