Mummy mask

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20
1186–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Height x width: 17.6 x 14.1 cm (6 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.567

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Masks

This fragment of a mummy mask has somewhat roughly modelled features with traces of red and yellow paint. Some outer edges are chipped.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription