Mummy Mask



Mummy mask. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, inadequately supported with newspaper, fragile surface, flaking, lifting and cracking surface, one loose fragment, label adhered to surface, surface damage. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 14460, purchased at Stevens' Auction Rooms Ltd., London, 18 & 19 July 1922, lot 412: "Three mummy masks, a sandal, and other cartonnage, from Egypt, Amherst Collection". Previously sold at Sotheby's, London, 13-17 June, 1921, Lot 327/12, "Eleven cartonnage Mummy Masks, in linen, stucco, painted and gilt, and a portion of gilt Mummy Wrapping, of ornamental design; XXV Dyn. To Roman period".