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Face for coffin

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .202 Length: .17 W.

Accession Number

72.4778

Medium or Technique

Wood

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Masks

Wood; white priming; greenish yellow face; white painted eyes; details in black; elaborate headdress; traces of cartonnage; edges ragged.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way