Cartonnage Mask of Shep en-Mut
The ancient Egyptian mummy, coffin and cartonnage of Shep en-Mut were donated to the museum in 1897. The decoration and inscriptions show she was a married woman, and the daughter of NesAmenempit, who is described as a ‘carrier of the milk-jar’.
Third Intermediate Period, about 800 BC. Wood, plaster and pigment. Now in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Devon, 1897/11/3/2