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Fragment of a headrest

One fragment of a headrest

Provenance

From Kerma, Sudan, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 6 x 6 x 11 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1556

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture