About this object

Moulded plaster face painted yellow, red and black. Possibly once attached to a mummy mask or mummiform coffin of the 'rishi' type with unusual small face. Has previously been considered to be broken from a canopic jar lid.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC about
  • Materials
    Paint; Plaster
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Salisbury Museum, 1947
  • Collector
    Salisbury Museum
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1947 before
  • Measurements
    80 mm x 70 mm
  • Related people
    Salisbury Museum ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Salisbury Museum

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1947
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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