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Headrest

Top section of head-rest, broken, incomplete. Carved with cord design on under side. Repaired: tip now attached (15-12-30).

Provenance

From Giza, G 4811 B, debri in pit SW corner (15-12-20) and G 4712 A, chamber (15-12-30). 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

21.10537

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture