Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Khonsu's funerary mask, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 b.c.
    Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el–Medina, western Thebes
    Painted wood and cartonnage; H. 18 7/8 in. (48 cm)
    Funds from various donors, 1886 (86.1.4)

    Khonsu's funerary mask depicts him wearing an elaborate wig and a floral garland and broad collar. Both the mask and the outer coffin indicate that his ears were pierced, but he wears no earrings.

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  • Khonsu's funerary mask, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
    Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes
    Painted wood and cartonnage; H. 18 7/8 in. (48 cm)
    Funds from various donors, 1886 (86.1.4)

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