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Funerary mask of a man

Funerary mask of a man

Funerary mask of a man

Painted plaster

H: 19.5 cm

Bequest of Norbert Schimmel, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Accession number:

91.071.0251

Archaeology/Egyptian Archaeology

Such masks, which display conventional features, were originally attached to the coffin above the face of the deceased.

Exhibitions:

Many Faces: Masks from Many Times and Many Places, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Ruth Youth Wing, 08/04/2009 - 30/11/2009