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Hawara, Roman Period mummy mask: UC 28084

Mummy mask made of cloth-based cartonnage; woman, face and arms gilt, wreath of red flowers in right hand, double headed snake bracelet on both forearms, necklace and pectoral and earrings; right eye bronze eyelashes loose but present. Broken, fragments missing. One fragment showing curls and eyelid ?(marked B in pencil) difficult to place.

date: perhaps reign of Claudius (by hair style)

UC 28084


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