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
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    2686 BC later
  • Materials
  • 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 ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

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