Probably from Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir (Mir), Khashaba excavations
Human remains, linen, mummification material, painted and gilded cartonnage, obsidian, travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
l. 196.2 x w. 50.8 x d. 33 cm (77 1/4 x 20 x 13 in.)
(depth measured at nose of mask)
Rogers Fund, 1912
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112
The mummy of the Chief Treasurer Ukhhotep was found inside a rectangular coffin. It was laid on its left side with its face toward the eye panel. The head of the mummy is covered by a well-modeled wooden mask with a gilded face. The headdress and beard are painted blue and the eyes have been inlaid with stone.
Excavated at Meir by Ahmed Bey Kamal for Sayyid Pasha Khashaba. Acquired by Khashaba in the division of finds. Purchased from Khashaba by the Museum, 1912.