Face From a Rishi Mask

Egyptian, possibly Thebes, Egypt, Africa

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Dynasty 17 (1650-1500 BCE)

Plaster with micca inclusions and paint

Overall: 5 1/4 x 2 15/16 in. (13.4 x 7.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6629

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Funerary Equipment

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Course History

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

ANTH 12.5, Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Virginia Herrmann, Winter 2014

ANTH 12.5, Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Virginia Herrmann, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Provenance

Miss E. M. Sutton (possibly Eveline Mary Sutton, 1858-1935), Oxford, England; given to the Museum and Art Gallery, Reading, England, 1931; sold to present collection, 1939.

Old Number

Reading Museum # 436.31/3

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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