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.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • 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
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    148 mm x 98 mm x 58 mm
  • Note
    Was part of the 1976 Ancient Egypt gallery display, under the number 1147, later changed to 1978.291.324. Provenance history before 1976 has so far not been traced. Marked on the back in pencil 1147 and in ink 1147 a previous collector's number? Doesn't correspond with Wellcome Collection catalogue or the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology collection catalogue.
Object view = Humanities
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