Egyptian Gilded Wooden Female Sarcophagus Mask
Egyptian Gilded Wooden Female Sarcophagus Mask > Lot No. 0529
A painted wood and gesso female sarcophagus mask with gilded face; the eyes and eyebrows outlined in blue paint; the headdress with a bandeau of stylised lotus flowers below a vertically striped red and green covering.
Ptolemaic Period, 3rd-1st century BC
1 kg, 22 cm
Property of a Lady; acquired in the late 1970s on the London art market.
Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000 (EUR 1,770 - 2,360; USD 2,280 - 3,040)
Auction date: Thursday 14th March 2013 & Friday 15th March 2013 Coins & Antiquities
Lot No. 0529