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Headrest

One complete headrest; wood badly eaten by insects and deteriorated

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1913: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: From Kerma. 1055 / 3.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Kerma, Sudan

Accession Number

13.3994

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture