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Mummy mask

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Yellow skin, traces of black at eyebrow. Face paint damaged, but not form. Back side of piece carries impression of linen.

Provenance

From Sudan, Semna/Kumma H208.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Semna/Kumma, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 14.3 x 10.4 x 5 cm (5 5/8 x 4 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2155

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Masks