<em>Gilded Mummy Mask</em>, 101-200 C.E. Linen or papyrus mixed with plaster, pigment, gold leaf, 6 1/2 x 4 5/16 in. (16.5 x 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.3_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Gilded Mummy Mask

Medium: Linen or papyrus mixed with plaster, pigment, gold leaf

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:101-200 C.E.

Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 4 5/16 in. (16.5 x 11 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 08.480.3

Image: CUR.08.480.3_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small gilded mummy mask probably of a man (?) Eyes and eyebrows painted in black. Lips and ears molded. Fragmentary decorated band above forehead. Mask moulded on mud on straw base over fabric (?). Condition: Only the face preserved. Badly cracked and chipped. One ear missing.

Brooklyn Museum