Roman Imperial Period
late 1st century B.C. to early 1st century A.D.
Height x width: 46.5 x 32 cm (18 5/16 x 12 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
The wig of this cartonnage mask is painted in blue and gold stripes, bordered in red. The gilded collar has molded decoration. The sides and bottom of the mask are painted to represent a beadwork net of blue and green barrel beads joined by molded gold beads.
From El-Hiba. 1903: excavated by W.F. Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription