AN EGYPTIAN POLYCHROME WOOD MASK
Late Period, Dynasty XXV-XXVI, 712-525 B.C.
Representing the face of the deceased with idealizing features, with the lips pursed into a slight smile, the filtrum indicated, the well-shaped nose with the nostrils recessed, the pointed hieroglyphic eyes with paint stripes and cosmetic brows, preserving traces of a blue wig with three yellow and red feather-patterned zones, a tang for insertion at the top of the head
9½ in. (24.1 cm) high