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Archeological Object

Headrest


Wooden headrest with an wide ellipsoidal base, a large support column and a curved bezel; it is in two parts, joined at the height of the column to support the bezel.

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: E 0.9.40373
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: A gift of L. Vassalli in 1867
Place of discovery
  Place of discovery:

From Drah Abu el Naggah

Excavations by L. Vassalli 1862 - 1863

 

Object
  Class and ware: Funerary furnishings
Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Second Intermediate Period
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Wood
  Height: 17cm
  Width: 28cm
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1979, Lise G. “Musei e Gallerie di Milano. Museo Archeologico: raccolta egizia”, Milano, p. 30 (cat.119), tav. 151
1994, Tiradritti F. in AA.VV. “L’egittologo Luigi Vassalli (1882 – 1887). Disegni e documenti nei civici Istituti Culturali Milanesi”, Milano, p. 154
1999,  Einaudi S. in  Tiradritti F. “Il cammino di Harwa. L’uomo di fronte al mistero: l’Egitto”, Milano, p. 174, cat. 173

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