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Top fragment of a headrest

Egyptian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Length x width: 15 x 13 cm (5 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7437a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Top of headrest; two rows of holes in one end.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 77. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription