User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of a head rest

Fragment of top of head-rest

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris between Tombs 13 and 20. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-527

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture