death mask

Death mask. The mask is made of plaster. The face is pale, with a border painted in black. There is a small hook at the top of the mask, possibly from previous display. The underside of the mask has been filled in.

Wellcome number R98/1935: Plastercast of a face taken immediately after death almost certainly the wife or mother of King Teti, VI Dynasty. 8 3/4" x 8 1/4", Egypt Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Capt. Saint, 1933. No. 129239 £2. 10. 0

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