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15 Stone headrest

Limestone

Egypt
Old Kingdom (2707-2216 BC)

Limestone headrest in three parts. The headrest was given to the Museum by E.T. Whyte, who included it in an illustrated catalogue of his collection; it states there that he acquired the headrest in 1902.

Bequeathed by E.T. Whyte
The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, E.199.1932

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