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One small fragment of headrest

One cut out fragment of inlay for a headrest (?)

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1913: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: From Kerma. K1062-5.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1750 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Sudan

Accession Number

13.4012

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture