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Headrest

Wood, much worm eaten; a hole through center, traces of black paint.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 115. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Accession Number

01.7430

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture