7 December 2000
AN EGYPTIAN PLASTER CARTONNAGE MUMMY MASK
Roman Period, Circa 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D.
With curly, short coiffure painted black, inlaid eyes, aquiline nose and full lips, with traces of polychrome on the face
9½ in. (24.1 cm) high
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For a similar example see pl. 19, no. 1 in Grimm, Die römischen Mumienmasken aus Ägypten.
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