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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 24

    AN EGYPTIAN WOOD MUMMY MASK

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

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN WOOD MUMMY MASK
    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXII, 1070-712 B.C.
    From an anthropoid sarcophagus, painted in bright pigment over gesso, red for the skin tones, black for the eye outlines, pupils, brows and cosmetic lines, white for the sclerae, the face carved with fleshy lips and a prominent chin, dowels at the back for attachment
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Professor Richard Tackholm (1865-1937), Sweden.