About this object

Wooden coffin mask coated with gesso, painted with large eyes and brows in black, yellow skin, and a band of red colour running along the forehead above the eyebrows.

Provenance before 1978 not recorded. Marked on the back in pencil 1147 and in ink 1147 (previous collector's number?)

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 664 BC (Dynasty 21 - 25) about
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    148 mm x 98 mm x 58 mm
Object view = Humanities
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