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Base fragment of a headrest

Base of headrest; two rows of holes (11) on 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

Egyptian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 29 x 9 x 10 cm (11 7/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7437b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture