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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 151

    AN EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED WOOD MUMMY MASK

    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXIV, 1070-712 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED WOOD MUMMY MASK
    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXIV, 1070-712 B.C.
    From an anthropoid sarcophagus, the face painted white, with large black eyes and eyebrows, striated yellow and blue headdress, mounted
    9 in. (23 cm.) high max.


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a French private collection, 1960s.