London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A LARGE EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOODEN MUMMY MASK
CIRCA 400 B.C.
Wearing an inscribed lotus petalled banded wig, with sun disc and vertical bands of hieroglyphs on either side of the crown, traces of a chin strap
15¾ in. (40 cm.) high
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Provenance: lots 117-127, 154-206 and 321 were acquired during the late 1960s to early 1970s.
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