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Funerary crown

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Funerary crown made of papyrus strips and containing a thin bronze sheet in the front, overlaid with an openwork weave.

Provenance

By 1950: private collection; 1950: given to the MFA as an anonymous gift.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, possibly from the 4th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9 x 20 cm (3 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3788

Medium or Technique

Papyrus

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings