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Plaster coffin fragments

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Plaster coffin fragments


mummy trappings


mummy mask


mask, female. These faces formed the top section of a type of coffin that was popular in Roman Egypt. The facial features and hairstyles of the examples here seem individual. However, such masks were mass produced by pouring plaster in moulds.

Field Collection



height 21.25 cm
length 14.75 cm


A.D. 100 — A.D. 150


bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, Major R.G. 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)



Accession Number

E.GA.3009.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 57439; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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