Mask

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Height x width: 17.0 x 15.0 cm (6 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.777

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Pottery mask (or part of figurine?) of a female with hair parted in the center. The hair is curled and decorated with rosettes. The eyes and mouth open through to the back. There is a possible firing hole in the left side. Part of the right side is missing.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902.
(Accession date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription