POLYCHROME WOOD SARCOPHAGUS MASKPrint
POLYCHROME WOOD SARCOPHAGUS MASK
Face mask from coffin, reddish brown over white gesso, with almond-shaped eyes in black and white, large part of white painted wig with traces of black decoration; flat back with drilled dowelholes; Some paint flaked off
Ex priv. coll. G.C., acquired from Gallery Drees Archeo, Brussels; before, priv. coll. A.K. NY, USA 1930s
Dim. 25 x 24 cm.
Late – Ptolemaic Period, 6th-3rd cent. BC