Egyptian Late Dynastic Wooden Mummy Mask Item Number: 1126924 - For Sale
Egyptian Late Dynastic Wooden Mummy Mask Item Number: 1126924
From ancient Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, ca. 650 to 300 BC. Wooden mummy mask made of cedar, carved into the form of a human face; once colored with vibrant pigments, now lost with time. Wooden dowels used to attach mask to the sarcophagus still present. Very striking to see how age and lack of moisture affects the shape of these fascinating items! 9-1/4" H, generally very good, with wear as shown.
ProvenanceEx-private TN Collection.
ca. 650 to 300 BC.
Period Late Dynastic
Dimensions 9-1/4" H
Condition Very Good