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Face from a coffin

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Heavy wood coated with bitumen, some of which has peeled off. The eyes are painted. The wood is cracked in areas. There are two holes in the middle of the forehead. One of the holes is partially filled.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 19 x 12.5 x 9.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

05.289

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Masks