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Headrest

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N. of G 2378

Dimensions

Base 20.5 cm, height almost 22 cm from tip of cradle

Accession Number

37.2742

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Carved in one piece, but now broken in two. No decoration or fluting of shaft.

Provenance

From Giza, N. of G2378. 1937: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition