Top section of a wooden headrest
This is the top section of a wooden headrest. Such headrests were used to support the head while sleeping. The upper section may have been made more comfortable with the addition of cloth.
Hallinckx, B.R. 2001 The symbolic assimilation of head and sun as expressed by headrests. In S.A.K.: 29-95 for information on the headrest symbolising the akhet sign and information on sleep.
- Last modified: 29 Jul 2022