Mask



Hilton Price Number
HP26
Current Location
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Museum Accession Number
Γ†IN 1383
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Mummy trappings, Mask
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Dynasty
Ptolemaic Period
Material
Cartonnage
Provenance
Egypt, Akhmim
Measurements
Height: 15 inches.
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian
Divine Name
Anubis | Horus | Osiris | Re | Thoth

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Description

Mask, in cartonnage, from a mummy case, painted red, representing a man of middle age, with a close cut black beard and moustache; he wears a fillet upon his head, beneath which, on his brow, is a band of uræi painted yellow. Behind his ears is a head of Rā hawk-headed wearing atef crown; round the back upon a white ground are figures of Anubis on each side, withThoth, Osiris and Horus between them. This is a remarkable specimen. H.15 in. Ptolemaic period. Aḥmîm.

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.

Link To Museum Catalogue

https://www.kulturarv.dk/mussam/VisGenstand.action?genstandId=6851064