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Fragment of top of alabaster headrest; ornament in relief on underside; [column] broken in antiquity and repaired by inserting piece with dove-tailed end and fastened with pinkish cement, two parts also tied together with thong or metal band pegged fast in holes and running in grooves in sides. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 4811+4812: pit G 4811 B, debris in [shaft], SW corner (tip found in G 4712 A)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Width: 9 cm Length: 12.5+ cm; original: 19 +/- cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 21.10537
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    MFA 21.10537 = 15-12-20 + 15-12-30
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

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