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Funerary Mask

Object Number:E2148
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Egypt
Balansura
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 100-200 CE
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 200
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Plaster
Glass
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Inlaid
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 29.2 cm
Width: 19.1 cm
Depth: 27.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Theodor Graf, 1897
Other Number:ES 2148 - Other Number

Description

Portrait bust / Head of a young woman; Painted plaster with inlaid glass eye. Roman period funerary mask.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
In the Artifact Lab: Conserving Egyptian Mummies (30 Sep 2012 - 03 Apr 2017) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 272-73View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 94, fig. 83View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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