Face from mummiform coffin

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period to early Late Period,
1070–660 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 18.4 x 16.7cm (7 1/4 x 6 9/16in.)

Accession Number

72.4775

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Masks

Face painted yellow; eyes white; details in greenish-black; elaborate headdress in yellow, greenish-black and red; much chipped.

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