POLYCHROME WOOD SARCOPHAGUS MASK

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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

 6.000

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