Burial Mask

1926.02.0234

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Burial Mask   (1926.02.0234)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, North, Egypt
Period/Date Roman Empire, Antonine, 2nd century CE
Culture Egyptian, Roman

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 41.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 18.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 15.0 cm
Weight 1947 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plaster, Stone
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Inlaying
Munsell Color Information Pale Yellowish Pink (7.5YR 9/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. "This mummy is for real," Heritage 1/2 (May 1982), p. 3. Photo: "21st Century Museum Visitors & Digital Museum Resources", 12/16/2005.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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