Headrest

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft B

Dimensions

Length x height: 18.5 x 15.3 cm (7 5/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.455a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Wood. Three pieces pinned together.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft B. May 1915: 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. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition