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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF WILLARD AND ELIZABETH CLARK

An Egyptian Polychrome Wood Mummy Mask, 21st/22nd Dynasty, 1075-716 B.C.
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70

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF WILLARD AND ELIZABETH CLARK

An Egyptian Polychrome Wood Mummy Mask, 21st/22nd Dynasty, 1075-716 B.C.
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Details & Cataloguing

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An Egyptian Polychrome Wood Mummy Mask, 21st/22nd Dynasty, 1075-716 B.C.
from an inner anthropoid coffin, carved  in a fine-grained hardwood, the oval face with outlined  lips deeply rounded at the corners, straight nose, and almond shaped eyes with long eyebrows and slightly flaring cosmetic  lines, the eye inlay composed of blue and white glass with slightly  recessed pupils painted in black, a mortise beneath the chin for insertion of the beard, a tenon above for attachment of the wig.
Height 24.2 cm.
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Provenance

John Hewett (1919-1994), London
James Freeman, Kyoto, acquired from the above in the 1970s
acquired from the above by Willard and Elizabeth Clark on December 21st, 1980

Catalogue Note

For a related example with painted eyes and eyebrows see Sotheby's, New York, The Charles Pankow Collection of Egyptian Art, December 8th, 2004, lot 71 (Sotheby's, New York, June 6th, 2006, lot 78).

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