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Headrest

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2170 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.182 Length: of base 0.164 W. of base 0.06 Length: of top 0.153 W. of top 0.06

Accession Number

24.600

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Acacia wood with post inlaid with narrow strips of ebony. (6 in place and 12 missing) In three pieces joined together with dowels and small wooden pegs.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag, tomb SF 5415

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition