Fragment of a mortuary covering
Ptolemaic Period – Roman Period 332 BCE-395 CE
- cartonnage and painted gesso
- 23.5 × 18.0 × 4.5 cm irreg.
- Place/s of Execution
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by James E. Sherrard Esq., 1881
- Gallery location
- Not on display
- Physical description
- An extremely fragile fragment of the head from an anthropoid coffin. The cartonnage is quite buckled down the left hand side. The facial features are modelled and the face painted red with the eyes picked out in black and white.