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Face from a mummiform coffin

Wood; remains of stucco and paint on the eyes and wig; dowel hole through face at top of nose, and dowel hole with peg through wig.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

11.1535a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi