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Headrest

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.173

Accession Number

21.2793

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Limestone. Base, stem, and top in one piece. Vertical groove down each side of stem. One corner of base missing.

Provenance

From Giza, G 1171? 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition