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LOT 0026

GBP (£) 200 - 300
EUR (€) 230 - 350
USD ($) 250 - 370

Sold for (Inc. bp): £650


ROMAN PERIOD, 30 B.C.-323 A.D.

A carved wood mummy mask with remains of black painted semi-naturalistic facial detailing, low-relief almond-shaped eyes, arched brows, slender nose and full lips, with some shaping to the cheek structure, wearing a wig or headdress; two circular attachment holes; mounted on a custom-made display stand. 6 7/8 in. (100 grams total, 17.4 cm high including stand). Fair condition. [No Reserve]

From a 1940s collection.
Brigantia Antiques, York, UK, 2010.
Ian Wilkinson collection, Nottinghamshire, UK, formed since 1985.