Stucco Mummy Mask of a Woman

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 07 September 2019
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Stucco on linen mummy mask of a woman dating to the early Roman period, 1st century CE. She wears bracelets in the form of snakes, elegant Roman dress, jewelry, and hair. Her complexion is white (unlike the yellow complexion of Egyptians). The black curly hair was imitated from dyed flax. From Meir, Asyut Governorate, Egypt. It is on display at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, September 07). Stucco Mummy Mask of a Woman. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11143/stucco-mummy-mask-of-a-woman/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Stucco Mummy Mask of a Woman." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 07, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11143/stucco-mummy-mask-of-a-woman/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Stucco Mummy Mask of a Woman." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Sep 2019. Web. 24 Oct 2021.