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Egyptian Art - WOODEN MUMMY MASK


MASCHERA DI SARCOFAGOMASCHERA DI SARCOFAGOMASCHERA DI SARCOFAGOMASCHERA DI SARCOFAGO

Third Intermediate Period, XXI-XXIV Dinasty, 1070-712 B.C. A painted wooden mask, the face painted in red with the eyes and brows detailed in black. Fragmentary, paint losses.
Masks were a very important aspect of Ancient Egyptian burials. In common with the anthropoid coffin they provided the dead with a face in the afterlife. In addition they also enabled the spirit to recognize the body.
Cod. 176/2002
                  



Year: 1070-712 a.C.
Dimension: Higth 40 cm; Length 32,5 cm
Note:

Fragmentary, paint losses





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