Cartonnage mask



Accession Number
W919
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Cartonnage display
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Mummy trappings, Mask
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Materials
Cartonnage | Metals/alloys (Gold leaf)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 370mm | Width: 250mm | Depth: 240mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A cartonnage funerary mask with a gilt face. The ears have holes for earrings. It dates to the early Roman Period. This is probably part of the collection Tabor purchased by Wellcome in 1928.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 119]