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Headrest fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 6010 A, chamber, hard debris on floor at N

Dimensions

18.2 cm length

Accession Number

25-11-97a

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Cradle of headrest; one side shorter than the other. See also 25-11-97c, 25-11-97d There is no 25-11-97b.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Pit G 6010 A, chamber, hard debris on floor at N end and near NE corner of coffin. 1925: 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