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Fragment of head rest

Fragment of alabaster head rest column. Hollow inside, fluted outside.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7330 B, debris, rm.22. 1927 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 7.5 cm (1 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2018

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment