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Headrest

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, East of Pabasa, Radim, Burial 11, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Medium:
Hard wood
Dimensions:
H.13.5 × W. 19.5 cm (5 5/16 × 7 11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.3.51
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, 1918–19. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1919.

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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