Inv. n°: MMoCA833

Egyptian Cartonnage Mummy Mask

Painted and gilded.

h. 33 cm

Roman period, 1st century AD



  • Ex collection Abel Lefranc, France, 19th century, Chair of Modern French Literature at the Collège de France
  • Thence by descent to his grandson, Pierre Lefranc, France
  • Consigned by Pierre Lefranc's widow to Binoche et Giquello, Paris
  • Binoche et Giquello auction, Hotel Drouot, Paris, France, 19th June 2013, lot 91
  • Acquired at Sycamore Ancient Art at TEFAF, Maastricht, March 2014


  • Cf. K. Parlasca and H. Seemann, Mumienporträts und ägyptische Grabkunst aus römischer Zeit, 1999, pp. 336-337
  • Cf. H. Froschauer & H. Harrauer, Tod am Nil, Totenkult im antiken Ägypten, 2003, pp. 86-88 n°4, ill. cover
  • Binoche et Giquello, Mercredi 19 juin 2013, Drouot, 2013, lot 91


  • TEFAF, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from 2014

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