Hawara, Roman Period mummy mask: UC 19615
Painted plaster mask of a young man with inlaid eyes.
date: perhaps about 55 - 70 AD (on stylistic grounds)
Bierbrier/Walker et al.1997: 132, no. 134: 'The ears project in the style of Roman portraits of Julio-Claudian date. The eyes are inlaid in glass, the pupils and irises appearing as solid black. Traces of red paint appear in the nostrils and lips.'
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