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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Note
    Provenance before 1978 not recorded. Marked on the back in pencil 1147 and in ink 1147 (previous collector's number? Speos Artemidos? Doesn't correspond with Wellcome Collection catalogue)
Object view = Humanities
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