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Small fragment of a headrest

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 58

Dimensions

Length x width: 36 x 3 cm (14 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1516.1

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

One small, undecorated fragment of a headrest

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, Body E above, object 95. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition