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Headrest

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–18
Date:
ca. 1580–1479 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Carnarvon Excavations 1907–1914
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.); W. 35.5 cm (14 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Earl of Carnarvon, 1914
Accession Number:
14.10.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter at Dira Abu el-Naga between 1907-1914. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1914.

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