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Headrest

Acacia wood with post inlaid with narrow strips of ebony. (6 in place and 12 missing) In three pieces joined together with dowels and small wooden pegs.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag, tomb SF 5415

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2350–2170 B.C.

Accession Number

24.600

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture