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Headrest

Wood. Made in three pieces, joined by tenons; fluted shaft.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1913: 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. Findspot Information: From Giza. G 2335 A

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3473a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture