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Object Number: 53-20-1A
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Ptolemaic
Roman
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Ptolemaic Period
Roman Period
Date Made: post 300 BC
Early Date: -300
Late Date: -250
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Cartonnage
Technique:Gilded
Painted
Iconography:Woman
Height: 52.1cm
Width: 25.4cm
Depth: 30.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Helene Rubenstein, 1953

Description

Mummy mask of gilded and painted cartonnage. Vertical stripes of dark blue paint and gilt define the mask's wig. The face is gilded and the eyes are elaborated with paint. The deceased is shown wearing a gilt collar decorated with raised decorations.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1953 - 31 Dec 1953)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 96View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 270-71/91View Objects cited in this Publication

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