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Mummy mask


Mummy mask of cartonnage, painted in red blue black green and pink, with gilded gold face, and scenes of gods: Ancient Egyptian, Hawara, Middle Egypt, Roman Period, c20 BC - 70 AD

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Mummy mask

Production information

Hawara, Middle Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


Roman Period

Style / Culture

Roman Period, Ancient Egyptian


Cartonnage, Plaster, Gold

Collection place(s)

Hawara, Middle Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


Depicted: Isis
Depicted: Nephthys
Hilton Price Collection
Collector: Hilton Price, Frederick George, 1842 - 1909
Excavator: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders, Professor Sir, 1853 - 1942


  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland


1897. A Catalogue of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Collection of F. G. Hilton Price, Dir.S.A. London: Bernard Quaritch, p. 5 (no. 27)

Manley, B. and Dodson, A. (2010), Life Everlasting: national Museums Scotland Collection of Ancient Egyptian Coffins, pp.130-131

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