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Headrest

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1063 ?

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 36 x 6.5 x 16 cm (14 3/16 x 2 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3993b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

One undecorated headrest; broken in two fragments; good condition.

Provenance

From Kerma, Sudan.K 1063. 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 Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition