AN EGYPTIAN CALCITE-ALABASTER HEADREST
AN EGYPTIAN CALCITE-ALABASTER HEADREST

OLD KINGDOM, DYNASTY V-VI, 2465-2150 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN CALCITE-ALABASTER HEADREST
Old Kingdom, Dynasty V-VI, 2465-2150 B.C.
Crafted of three separate pieces, the rectangular base supporting the fluted waisted cylindrical shaft, topped with a "pillow" supported by a thin abacus
7½ in. (19 cm) high
Provenance
German Private Collection, acquired in the 1970s
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