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Top of a headrest

One top piece of a headrest

Provenance

From Egypt. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1049

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture