Description This wooden headrest has a fluted base. Headrests were included in burials, often placed near the head of the mummy. The pair of human hands for the support makes this headrest especially appealing.
- In Search of Ancient Treasure: 40 Years of Collecting. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
Provenance Joseph Brummer Collection Sale, Parke-Bernet New York, May 11-14, 1949; Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949
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