<em>Furniture Leg, Probably from a Bed</em>, ca. 3000–2675 B.C.E. Wood, 5 11/16 in. (14.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 36.290.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.36.290.4_NegA_bw.jpg)

Furniture Leg, Probably from a Bed

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3000–2675 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 11/16 in. (14.5 cm) Base: 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 in. (3.4 x 3.3 cm)


Museum Location: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 36.290.4

Image: CUR.36.290.4_NegA_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Leg from piece of furniture (chair or bed). Hind leg of bullock. Wood unpainted. Foot rests on eight-tiered plinth. Upper part pierced through for pegs. Flat upper surface has single, broad, dowel. Condition: Surface throughout charred and worn, and worm-eaten on inner surface.

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