- Hilton Price Number
- Object Type
- Tomb equipment, Mummy trappings, Mask
- Graeco-Roman Period
- Ptolemaic Period
- Cartonnage | Metals/alloys (Gold leaf)
- Egypt, Akhmim
- Length: 9" | Height: 6"
- Number of Elements
Mask, in cartonnage, from a mummy coffin, composed of plaster, coloured, laid upon linen; the face is covered over with gold leaf. The eyes are inlaid; the tunics are ivory, and the pupils stained black; the eyebrows and eyelids are of greyish coloured glass; beneath the chin the hieroglyphic [hieroglyphs] are written in black upon red ground. 9 in. x 6 in. Ptolemaic period, B.C. 200. Aḥmîm.
Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.
- Former Owner
- Frederick George Hilton Price (1842–1909)
- Last modified: 28 Jul 2021