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Headrest

Alabaster. In three pieces; top, ribbed shaft and oblong base.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, Tomb 5018 [Excav. date] November 1923. S.F.5018

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Accession Number

24.746a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture