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Stool

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, Tomb 5203

Dimensions

Approximately 38 x 39 cm

Accession Number

23-11-592

Medium or Technique

Wood and rush lashings

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Frame of the seat of a wooden “angareeb” stool nearly complete; some rush stringing for seat still tied through holes in frame. 4 pieces.
Also, 2 lion foot feet separate; have holes for pegged support bar to go between them, now separate. Narrow cracked support bar worm eaten on one side would have fit between two legs.

Provenance

Sheikh Farag: S.F.5203

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition