Headrest shaft

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B

Accession Number

15-5-818

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Fluted shaft; lots of chipping around edges.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B, surface near pit. 1915: 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