Face from Sarcophagus Lid

Egyptian, Egypt, Africa

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Ptolemaic Period (323-30 BCE)

Limestone with black paint

Overall: 7 1/16 x 4 5/8 x 5 5/16 in. (18 x 11.8 x 13.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6721

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

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

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, January 5, 2016.-June 30, 2018.

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

British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Univeristy College, London); Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

Old Number

Reading Museum: no number

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