Burial Mask


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Artifact Identification Burial Mask   (1988.06.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman Empire, 2nd – 3rd century CE
Culture Egyptian, Graeco-Roman

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 52.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 28.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 26.4 cm
Weight 5098 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Painting, Firing
Munsell Color Information Moderate Yellowish Pink (2.5YR 7/4 ) -ns Grayish Reddish Orange ( 2.5YR 6/6) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Edgar, M.C.C. Graeco-Egyptian Coffins, Masks and Portraits (Catalogue général des antiquités égyptiennes du musée de Caire, nos. 33101-33285). Osnabrück: Otto Zeller Verlag, 1977 (repr. of 1905 ed.) Photocopies of relevant pp. in research files. "An engaging Egyptian lady," Heritage March 1989, pp. 3-4.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Harlan J. and Pamela Berk
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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