Inv. n°: MMoCA10

Egyptian Stucco Male Funerary Mask

Comprising the head and torso in relief, decorated in polychromy, the mantle around his neck in pink and blue colour, the drapery of the lower half of the torso in orange, his hands in relief positioned lying on his chest, a blue sprig under his left hand, with curly brown hair and inlaid glass eyes, pierced for pegs at the bottom and sides.

h. 54.5 x w. 29 x d. 18 cm

c. 2nd century AD

Stucco

Provenance

  • Ex-private collection, Dr. D. Vrontakis, Sweden and Canada, 1970s
  • Archeologia S.A., 1980s
  • Medusa Ancient Art, early 1990s, accompanied by a French passport #076904
  • Acquired at Bonhams, Sale 15216, London, 26th October 2007, lot 81

Publications

  • Bonhams London, Antiquities Sale, 26th October 2007, p. 36, lot 81
  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 54, fig. 45
  • M. Merrony, "L'Ancienne Egypte" in M. Merrony (ed.), Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins, La Collection Famille Levett, France, 2012, p. 29

Exhibitions

  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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