Head-rest

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Acquired in 1907 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
List of Works of Art Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum in the Years 1905 - 1908. In: List of Works of Art Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum, During the Year 1907, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition with Appendix and Indices. London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited, 1909, p. 130
collection_code
SCP
credit
Given by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt
date_end
date_start
date_text
1550 BC-1262 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Head rest, sycamore-wood, found at Rifa (tomb 223), Egypt, 18th dynasty
dimensions
Height: 16.51 cm, Length: 21.59 cm, Width: 6.03 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Found in Rifa (tomb 223) during the excavations of 1906-07. Given by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt.
id
151012
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T05:38:24.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T05:38:24.000Z
latitude
26.69636
location
In Storage
longitude
30.246469
marks
materials
wood
materials_techniques
Sycamore wood
museum_number
752&A-1907
museum_number_token
7521907
object_number
O186666
object_type
Head rest
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
The head rest is in four pieces joined by pegged tenons, comprising the top of oval plan and lunate profile, the two supports in the form of lion's legs back to back, and the flat oval base.
place
Egypt
primary_image_id
production_note
18th dynasty
production_type
public_access_description
This Head-rest was found in Rifa (tomb 223) during the excavations of 1906-07. The eighteenth Dynasty in Egypt is the perhaps best known for one of its Pharaohs ruling in that time - Tutankhamun, who ruled from 1333 BC till 1319 BC.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
head-rest-head-rest-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
Head-rest
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-1262
year_start
-1550