Mummy Mask

A work made of cartonnage, gold leaf, pigment.
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  • A work made of cartonnage, gold leaf, pigment.

Date:

Late Ptolemaic Period-early Roman Period, 1st century BC

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

The sun disk on the forehead, flanked by cobras, is a reference to the association of the deceased with the sun god who is reborn each day.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Mummy Mask

Origin

Egypt

Date

100 AD–1 AD

Medium

Cartonnage, gold leaf, pigment

Dimensions

44.5 × 30.5 × 29.8 cm (17 1/2 × 12 × 11 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

W. Moses Willner Fund

Reference Number

1910.220

Extended information about this artwork

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