27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED WOODEN MASK FROM AN ANTHROPOID SARCOPHAGUS
LATE PERIOD/PTOLEMAIC, CIRCA 6TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Green and yellow coloured face with blue outlined eyes and black pupils, with attached curled beard, 14½ in. (37 cm.) high; another similar, but unbearded, with facial details in black, 10¼ in. (26.3 cm.) high; and another, painted green with yellow outlined eyes and brows with black pupils, 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) high, both probably Late Period, circa 6th-3rd Century B.C. (3)
Acquired in the early 1950s.
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