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Rare Quality Middle Kingdom Egyptian Headrest! Ca. 2000 B.C.

Rare Quality Middle Kingdom Egyptian Headrest! Ca. 2000 B.C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Wood: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1332180

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Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this very detailed and high quality wooden Egyptian headrest. The headrest is formed in three pieces consisting of a wide base, central pillar and an elegantly curved head rest. The headrest measures 8" tall by 7.75" wide and comes from a collection in the U.S. gathered in the 1960s and 1970s. Middle Kingdom, 2,040 - 1,991 B.C. For a similar example see: Petrie WMF "Objects of Daily Use" (1927) Headrests, VI-XI Dynasties, plate XXXI #26