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Headrest

Fragment of head-cradle; center where it attaches to the column. Faint pencil writing on top illegible.

Provenance

From Egypt. Giza G2374. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

L=8 cm, thickness 2.2

Accession Number

12-11-33

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture