The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of July 25, 2024

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

1200–1500
Location: 232 Andean

Did You Know?

The red pigment on the face is cinnabar, a mineral consisting of mercury sulfide.
  • ?-1957
    Emery May Holden Norweb [1895-1984] and Raymond Henry Norweb [1894-1983], Cleveland OH, 1957, given to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    1957
    The Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Schmidt, Max. Kunst und Kultur von Peru. 1929. pp. 554, 612-13
    King, Heidi. Rain of the Moon Silver in Ancient Peru ; [Catalog of an Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nov. 3, 2000 - Apr. 22., 2001]. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art [u.a.], 2000. cat. no. 24, p. 52-3, 61
  • Rain of the Moon: Silver in Ancient Peru. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (organizer) (November 3, 2000-April 29, 2001).
    New York, NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art; November 3, 2000- April 22, 2001. "Rain of the Moon: Silver in Ancient Peru." exh. cat. no. 24, pp 52-53, no. 53, p. 61.
    Treasures of Peruvian Gold. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (February 23-April 3, 1966).
    Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art; February 23-April 3, 1966. "Treasures of Peruvian Gold."
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https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1957.396