Mask of an old woman

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
about 2nd century A.D., A.D. 100–199


Dimensions

Height: 20cm (7 7/8in.)

Accession Number

58.1196

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Masks

Plaster mask of an old woman. It is from a mummy. Some paint remains on the lips, hair, broken ears, eyes and eyebrows. The surface is worn.

Provenance

Purchased from Federal Insurance Company. Originally offered by Dott. Antonio Agostini. Ex. Von Kppf Collection, see O. Marucchi in L Pollack Joseph V. Kopf. Als Sammler, 1905, #270.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund