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Funerary shroud and mask

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Funerary shroud made of painted stucco overlying coarse linen. The face is molded to produce a three-dimensional mask. The head is crowned with a wreath and the deceased holds a vessel and a funerary garland in his hands. Below the torso is a register containing a depiction of the funerary...

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From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari. 1897: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; 1897: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: May 1, 1897)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 4th century A.D.

Object Place

Deir el-Bahari,Thebes, Egypt


Height: 93.5 cm (36 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and stucco


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Masks