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.

Headrest

Soft wood; in three sections; cracked.

Provenance

From Asyut. 1903: excavated by Emile Gaston Chassinat and Charles Palanque for the Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, Cairo; 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Accession Number

04.1783a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture