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Headrest

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–18
Date:
ca. 2040–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Tomb R 6, Burials D x, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 13 cm × W. 32.8 cm (5 1/8 × 12 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.329
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 258.

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