Egyptian painted wood false beardE6
A carved wood false beard from an over-life-size sarcophagus mask, painted with an ochre braid pattern on a blue background.
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC
19.6 x 5.5 cms, 23.3 cms including attachment tang
Fragment, surface losses as shown
Ex. private collection, Liverpool, UK; acquired in the late 19th Century