Coffin mask

Hilton Price Number
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage, Coffin/sarcophagus lid, Mask/face from a coffin
Egypt, Medinet Gurob
Height: 9¼ inches
Number of Elements

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Mask, in wood, plain and flat; the nose formed by a piece of wood pinned on; eyes are lozenge shaped, painted white, with a black spot in the centre to represent the pupil; for the mouth, a slit. This is a remarkable type, and is similar to those from Easter Island. H. 9¼ in. Found by Mr. Flinders Petrie at Medînet Gurob.


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.

Last modified: 05 Jul 2021

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