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AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD MUMMY MASK
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AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD MUMMY MASK

LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXV, 712-657 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD MUMMY MASK
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXV, 712-657 B.C.
From an anthropoid sarcophagus, wearing a green echeloned wig topped with a white vulture headdress and encircled by a floral fillet, the edge of the wig with a dotted border, the flesh in pink, the white eyes framed in black, with black for the brows, cosmetic lines and pupils
11 in. (27.9 cm.) long
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 13 Dec 1980, lot 172.

Lot Essay

For a related example see the coffin of Iawttayesheret, no. 42 in Lacovara and Trope, The Realm of Osiris, Mummies, Coffins, and Ancient Egyptian Funerary Art in the Michael C. Carlos Museum.

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