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Headrest

Alabaster; inscribed

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

H=12 cm

Accession Number

RES.62.91

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture