27 - 29 April 2010
AN EGYPTIAN GESS0-PAINTED CARTONNAGE FUNERARY MASK
LATE PERIOD, 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
With petal headbands, on perspex mount; together with a wood funerary mask, late 1st Millennium B.C., 27 cm. high; an inscribed painted wood shrine panel with blue glass scarab barque, back probably repainted, late 2nd - early 1st Millennium B.C.; and a terracotta shabti figure
31 cm. high (4)
Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.
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(3): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 677
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