Egyptian wood mummy maskE209
A carved wood mummy mask with serene features and a broad wig.
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, c. 730-332 BC
22 x 19 cms
Intact as shown, the wood is rather soft but stabile
Ex. collection: Torquil Stewart, Eaton Cottage, Thames Ditton, Surrey, UK. Probably inherited from his father the artist Alistair Ninian Stewart (1908-1979) and acquired mid 20th Century. The back is mounted with an old bronze suspension loop for wall display.