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Headrest

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris on top of G 7832

Dimensions

Height approximately 17 cm

Accession Number

31.1883

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Column and parts of the base and head-cradle from a headrest. Carved from one piece but broken.

Provenance

From Giza, debris on top of G 7832. 1931: 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