29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 375
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION 'MUMMY BEAD' FACE MASK
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 7TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
The eyes, nose and mouth made up of cream, black and red glazed beads, framed and glazed
5 in. (12.6 cm.) wide
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