Golden Ancient Egyptian wood Mummy burial mask
on eBay by seller "G"
ancient egyptian wood carved burial mummy mask with applied pigments
and GOLDEN ColoR!. Egypt - Late Period. What
a neat item for that Ancient Worlds lover. This is a wonderful Ancient
Egyptian wooden burial mask also referred to as a mummy mask. This mask
was fashioned from a single piece of wood. The condition of this is
good considering the age of the piece there is extreme signs of wear,and
slight surface cracking can be seen. There are holes in the mask where
wooden pegs or dowels would have afixed this mask to the coffin lid.
The facial details of this mask are quite impressive. Great care and
skill was excercised to make this mask life like. Pigments have been
applied to the eyes and the mask has been painted a deep and beautiful
golden color. While most objects I list do not have reserves this items
is being listed as a store item with a buy it now due to the extremely
high value of the piece and a previous offer. You will not find another
piece quite as beautiful or detailed. This mask holds an extremely high
value and the price is set far below the resale value. This superb piece
measures 10.75" by 10" by 5.5" inches.
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