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Headrest of Khentika

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 6
Date:
ca. 2323–2150 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Teti Pyramid Cemetery, Tomb of Khentika, Shaft B, Egyptian Antiquities Service excavations
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 19.5 cm x L. 16 cm
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.2.11
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Excavated by the Egyptian Antiquities Service (SAE), 1920-21. Purchased from the Egyptian Government by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926.

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