Mummy Mask

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Specimen Count
1
PROVENIENCE UNDOCUMENTED. IDENTIFICATION PROVIDED BY HMSG.PURCHASED BY J HIRSHHORN FROM THE DELACORTE GALLERY, NEW YORK, IN 1959. WOODEN MASK BLUE PINK WHITE PAINT, EYES AND EYEBROWS BLACK INK, APPEARS THAT OF A WOMAN.
Coffin mask, wood, painted. Roman period in style. Paint largely intact. Pink tinted face is typical of Roman period masks and coffins. Ca. 2nd century A.D..
Record Last Modified
12 Jul 2017
Topic
Archaeology
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Donor Name
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Collector
Joseph Hirshhorn
Length
25cm
Width
18cm
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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
A553071-0
Culture
Roman Period