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Mummy mask

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This fragment of a mummy mask has somewhat roughly modelled features with traces of red and yellow paint. Some outer edges are chipped.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, 1186–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 17.6 x 14.1 cm (6 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.567

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Masks