Mummy mask of a woman
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 5202
Height x width: 11.5 x 9.4 cm (4 1/2 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cartonnage with ceramic core
Not On View
Mummy mask and fragments from a cartonnage mask belonging to a woman. The skin is painted yellow, the eyes and eyebrows are outlined in black, and the tripartite wig is striped with alternating red, blue, green and yellow.
From Sheikh Farag, tomb 5202. 1912-1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1923: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition