Egyptian Gilded Wooden Female Sarcophagus Mask
Egyptian Gilded Wooden Female Sarcophagus Mask > Lot No. 0529
Ptolemaic Period, 3rd-1st century BC. 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. 1 kg, 22 cm (8 3/4").
Property of a Lady; acquired in the late 1970s on the London art market.
Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000 (EUR 1,790 - 2,380; USD 2,460 - 3,280)
Auction date: Thursday 14th March 2013 & Friday 15th March 2013 Coins & Antiquities
Lot No. 0529