Mummy mask
Mummy mask
Egypt (from El-Hiba), late 1st century B.C.E. to early 1st century C.E.
Gilded cartonnage, Height x width: 46.5 x 32 cm (18 5/16 x 12 5/8 in.)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription 1903, MFA #03.1859
Photo © Joan Ann Lansberry
"The wig of this cartonnage mask is painted in blue and gold stripes, bordered in red. The gilded collar has molded decoration. The sides and bottom of the mask are painted to represent a beadwork net of blue and green barrel beads joined by molded gold beads." (Museum website description)

Crop of museum photo to show the representation of beads