A Large 2nd Intermediate Period Wooden Sarcophagus mask

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A Large 2nd Intermediate Period Wooden Sarcophagus mask

Stock Number:
y4057
$ 19500.00

Description

A large cedar wood sarcophagus mask. Classic mummiform style, wearing a tripartite wig, and postiche beard. The face displaying areas of original blue pigment decoration.

Ex: Lipinski Collection

For similar example: Lot 64 Christie's Auctions, New York, 5 June, 1998

Origin:

3rd Intermediate period, 1070 to 525 B.C., Egypt

Dimensions:

Height: 53cm / Width: 38 cm / Height including stand: 58 cm

Condition:

Ancient loss evident. Presented on a wooden display mount.

 Reference: 

 Encyclopaedia of Ancient Egypt, Oxford University Press pg283.