Roman Imperial Period, reign of Trajan
Height: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gilded and painted plaster; eyes inlaid of stone with copper lids
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
This plaster face of a man was a component of a mummy case. It was gilded with black painted hair and inlaid eyes. The left ear was broken off but has been reattached. Some paint has flaked off the surface.
By 1903: with Edward P. Warren; 1903: purchased by the MFA from Edward P. Warren with the Bartlett Collection. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900