Mask from a coffin - 971.165.34_1


Mask from a coffin

Medium:Wood, gesso, paint
Geography: Egypt
Date: c. 305-30 BC
Period: Ptolemaic Period
14.5 x 13.6 x 8 cm
Object number: 971.165.34
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Zacks
On view
Gallery Location:CIBC Discovery Gallery
DescriptionFace from a coffin.  The yellow colour suggests it came from the coffin of a girl or woman.  The bright colours, particularly in the red lips, are signs of modern repainting.
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