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Egyptian Gilded Wooden Female Sarcophagus Mask

Antiquities - Egyptian


LOT 0529

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,730 - 2,310
USD ($) 1,870 - 2,500

Opening Bid: £1,350 (EUR 1,560; USD 1,686)
EGYPTIAN GILDED WOODEN FEMALE SARCOPHAGUS MASK
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"). Fair condition.

Provenance
Property of a Lady; acquired in the late 1970s on the London art market.

Date
Thursday 14th March 2013 & Friday 15th March 2013 Coins & Antiquities

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