Funerary crown

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
possibly from the 4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9 x 20 cm (3 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3788

Medium or Technique

Papyrus

On View

Egypt: Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 109)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Funerary crown made of papyrus strips and containing a thin bronze sheet in the front, overlaid with an openwork weave.

Provenance

By 1950: private collection; 1950: given to the MFA as an anonymous gift.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift