A large Egyptian wood sarcophagus section
Lot 119* W
A large Egyptian wood sarcophagus section
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 6,330) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large Egyptian wood sarcophagus section
Late Period, circa 664-30 B.C.
The mask with polychrome painted gesso details, shown wearing a striped black and white wig, the face carved with exaggerated features, painted between the lapels with the deceased, standing before Osiris, with an udjat eye below and remains of a broad collar with falcon head terminal, approx 23½in (60cm) high, mounted in a perspex box

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Frank and Joan Ross Collection, formed in California in the 1960s-1970s. Accompanied by a copy of a conservation invoice from the Los Angeles Museum of Art, dated 1972.
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