domingo, 17 de abril de 2016

Mummy mask

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20
1186–1070 B.C.

Mummy mask


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Height x width: 17.6 x 14.1 cm (6 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)




This fragment of a mummy mask has somewhat roughly modelled features with traces of red and yellow paint. Some outer edges are chipped.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

MFA

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