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Headrest

Alabaster. Base and top only. Base perfect with raised central disc roughened to receive stem. Top perfect with abacus bored to receive pin of top of stem.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza, G 4733 [Excav. date] February 1914

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

21.2791a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture