face mask, Egypt

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Wooden mask from a coffin

Museum number 1975-531

The face is painted in flesh colour; the eyes are white,outlined in black, and with black pupils and eyebrows. The figure wears a headdress rounded at the top and with straight sides; traces of bands of pattern remain-white and red with black vertical lines. Three wooden pegs are inserted through the face to fasten it to the coffin.

face mask, Egypt
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