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Accession_Number E.23.18
adlib_title Egyptian coffin mask
Shape Coffin mask
Shape_description
Material Wood
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Head only (more rounded than E23.17 and heavier) and part of the headdress. Brown pigment on face, black and white pigment for eyes. It is unclwear what kind of decoration there was on the headdress, however both the carved and painted facial features are very distinct.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact if not complete. The areas where parts of the headdress has fallen off is quite worn. There are three deep holes in the headress that are symetrical about a crack that goes from the top of the headdress to the mouth. There is also a second crack on the right hand side from top to the base of the head, going through the eye.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period New Kingdom / 3rd Intermediate Period
Date 1567-715
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of Egyptian Coffin mask.
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Front view of the face of an Egyptian coffin mask.
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Front view of headress on a Egyptian coffin mask
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Side view of Egyptian Coffin mask
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Front view of Egyptian Coffin mask.
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Front view of Egyptian Coffin mask.
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Close-up front view of Egyptian Coffin mask.
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Front view of Egyptian Coffin mask.
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Close-up front view of Egyptian Coffin mask.
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Side / profile view of Egyptian Coffin mask.
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Side / profile view of Egyptian Coffin mask.
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Beazley_DB
Height 22.4
Diameters At widest (headdress): 13.4
Handle_height
Other_dims. Max Depth: 5.7
Location Death
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 21.08.2002; 06.01.2006
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