Base of a headrest



Accession Number
W371
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Woodwork case
Object Type
Furniture, Headrest
Material
Wood
Measurements
Length: 287mm | Height: 64mm | Depth: 64mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

This is the lower section of a wooden headrest. It was purchased by Wellcome at auction in 1928 from the collection of Charles Tabor.

Bibliography

Hallinckx, B.R. 2001 The symbolic assimilation of head and sun as expressed by headrests. In S.A.K.: 29-95.

Last modified: 06 Apr 2022

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