Indo-Pacific Art

Funeral Mask

500 B.C.–200 C.E.

Gold

22.6 × 17 cm, 60.857 g (8 7/8 × 6 11/16 in., 60.857 g)
Gift of Valerie and Hunter Thompson
2008.21.90
Culture: 
Java
Period: 
Preclassic Period (ca. 500 B.C.E.–200 C.E.)
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

The Hunter Thompson Collection of Ancient Javanese Gold, Toronto, to 2008; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.

Bibliography: 

John Miksic, Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 101, fig. 7.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.