Cartonnage Burial Portrait, mask


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Artifact Identification Cartonnage Burial Portrait, mask   (1912.01.0004)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Ptolemaic?, 305 – 30 BCE
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 43.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 27.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 22.0 cm
Weight 966 g
Measuring Remarks Measurements do not include the stand. The weight includes the stand.
Materials Textile--Linen, Plant--Flax, Plant--Fiber, Plaster, Pigment--Paint
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Painting
Munsell Color Information Dark Gray (N 2.75/ 5.5%R ) -ns Moderate Yellow ( 2.5Y 7/8) -ns

Research Remarks

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

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 found in World Heritage Museum Publication, 0000P.0111. Catalogue of Exhibition of Antiquities found by the Officers of the Egypt Exploration Fund at Abydos and Atfieh exhibited at King’s College, Strand, Egypt Exploration Fund, 1912. Oswego Daily Times, Saturday Evening, September 28, 1912, p.3. CASSIER, Charlene, “Fouilles a Atfieh au debut du XXe siècle”, ENIM 4, 2011, p. 273-290. JOHNSON, John de M., “Excavations at Atfieh”, ArchRep 1910-1911, Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1911, p.5-13. JOHNSON, John de M., “Excavations at Atfieh, etc.”, ArchRep 1911-1912, Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1912, p.12-16. Archives: - Letter from William G. Hibbard to “K.J.J.”, October 12, 1912. - Correspondence between the Egypt Exploration Society and the University of Illinois, September-December 1912. - Correspondence between Pauline Parent and Charlene Cassier, March 2014.

Artifact History

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

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