Inv. n°: MMoCA349

Egyptian Stucco Funerary Mask of a Female Head

Her hair raised in circular curls on the forehead and surmounted by a chignon.

h. 31.8 x w. 18 cm

AD 80-100

Stucco

Provenance

  • With Mathias Komor (1909-1984), New York, from the 1930s until his death in 1984
  • Ex property from the Estate of Richard Avedon, photographer, until his death in 2004
  • Sotheby's Sale, Property from the Estate of Richard Avedon, New York, 14th October 2005, lot 41
  • Private collection, New York
  • Acquired at Christie’s, New York, 3rd June 2009, lot 29

Publications

  • Sotheby's, Sale, Property from the Estate of Richard Avedon, New York, 14th October 2005, lot 41
  • Christie's New York, Antiquities Sale, 3rd June 2009, pp. 16-17, lot 29
  • J. Pollini, "Roman Marble Sculpture" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 78, fig. 10

Exhibitions

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

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