Mummy mask

This Egyptian mummy mask was made in the Greek or Roman periods and was placed over the body inside the coffin. It is made from a mixture of plaster and linen known as cartonnage, decorated with gold leaf.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
mummy mask
Simple Name
cartonnage mask
Full Name
cartonnage mask of a mummy
whole W 200 mm; whole height 320 mm; whole depth 200 mm
Cultural Group
Greco-Egyptian; Romano-Egyptian
Period Classification
Ptolemaic Period - 332-30 BC; Roman Period - 30 BC-AD 384
Family Group

wood; textile; plaster
Collector / Excavator
Schalch, Mrs
Collection Country
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent

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