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Face from mummiform coffin

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 11.5 x 13 cm (4 1/2 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4731

Medium or Technique

Wood with inlays of obsidian, alabaster and blue glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Masks

Fine modeling; inlaid eyes and eyebrows; cut across forehead and back of head; three holes in back.

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.
(Accession Date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way