Egyptian painted wood false beard

E6

£440.00

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A carved wood false beard from an over-life-size sarcophagus mask, painted with an ochre braid pattern on a blue background.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
19.6 x 5.5 cms, 23.3 cms including attachment tang

Condition
Fragment, surface losses as shown

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Liverpool, UK; acquired in the late 19th Century

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