Funerary crown

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
possibly from the 4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9 x 20 cm (3 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3788

Medium or Technique

Papyrus

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Funerary crown made of papyrus strips and containing a thin bronze sheet in the front, overlaid with an openwork weave.

Provenance

By 1950: private collection; 1950: given to the MFA as an anonymous gift.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift