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Head rest

One piece, octagonal stem--good condition. Also, fragments of linen (mummy wrappings) are found along top of headrest and on one side of base.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 23 x 12 x 11 cm (9 1/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3573

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture