Mask



Hilton Price Number
HP25
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Mummy trappings, Mask
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Dynasty
Ptolemaic Period
Material
Cartonnage
Provenance
Egypt, Medinet Gurob
Measurements
Height: 18 inches.
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian
Divine Name
Isis | Osiris

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Description

Mask, in cartonnage; for the head and shoulders of a mummy; face gilt; upon the forehead is a gilt disk of the sun and a scarabaeus without spread wings upon its head. Behind each ear is a figure of Isis; infront on the side lappets is a figure of Osiris seated on a sort of box(?); an ornamental collar shows between the lappets, chequer pattern in red, white, and black, below and on the sides. H. 18 in. Ptolemaic. Medînet Gurob.

Bibliography

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: 28 Jul 2021

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