Cartonnage mask



Accession Number
W918
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Cartonnage display
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Mummy trappings, Mask
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Dynasty
Ptolemaic Period
Materials
Cartonnage | Metals/alloys (Gold leaf)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 439mm | Width: 273mm | Depth: 131mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A cartonnage funerary mask with a gilt face, wearing a rosette filet. It dates from the late Ptolemaic to the early Roman Period in date. This was purchased by Wellcome in 1922.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 118]

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