Mummy Mask

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Specimen Count
1
WOODEN CARVED MASK. BLACK INK AND WHITE PAINT REMNANTS. PROVENIENCE UNDOCUMENTED. IDENTIFICATION PROVIDED BY HMCG.PURCHASED BY J HIRSHHORN FROM THE DELACORTE GALLERY, NEW YORK IN 1959.
Coffin mask, wood, painted. Detail of a row of blacks dots representing upper eyelashes is typical of Roman period masks and funerary faces, ca. 30 B.C. to 337 A.D..
Record Last Modified
12 Jul 2017
Topic
Archaeology
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Donor Name
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Collector
Joseph Hirshhorn
Length
20cm
Width
16cm
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Anthropology
Place
Not Given, Egypt (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date
1992-Aug-28
Object Type
Mask
Accession Number
370312
USNM Number
A553065-0
Culture
Roman Period