Lot 67: A well-preserved Egyptian wooden 'mummy' mask
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A well-preserved Egyptian wooden 'mummy' mask, Late Period, c. 664 332 BC, or facial portion from a sarcophagus lid, depicting a male wearing a headdress with central lotus blossom. The features are very nicely rendered and the mask is extremely well-preserved with nearly all of the original pigment remaining. H: 7 3/5 in (19.3cm). Nicely mounted within a custom shadow box. Ex estate of Anita Loos (1889 1981), American screenwriter.
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