About this object

Head-rest of light coloured wood and made in three pieces. Rectangular base, slightly warped. Tapering column to integral block below the curved head support. Old Kingdom or Middle Kingdom.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Household Objects
  • Culture
    Old Kingdom or later
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    2686 BC later
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    208 mm x 78 mm x 190 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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