Headrest, Hard wood

Headrest

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, East of Pabasa, Radim, Burial 6A.X.B24, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Medium:
Hard wood
Dimensions:
7 7/8 x 9 1/4 in. (20 x 23.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.3.152
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
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: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 258.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 27.