EW1803

An Egyptian Beaded Mummy Mask, Late - Ptolemaic Period, c. 664 - 30 BC

Restrung in the original configuration from high-quality ancient beads of bright red, yellow, black, white, blue and green, this exquisite mask represents the face of the deceased and would have been attached to the wrappings of the mummy over the facial area. It depicts the deceased wearing the beard of Osiris, a symbol of their hope for everlasting life. 

Condition:  restrung and in excellent condition overall.  Custom framed.

Dimensions:  Mask width:  6" (15.2 cm)

Provenance:  Ex Leroy private collection, acquired from the English trade in the 1970's.

* An Egyptian Granite Foot, Middle Kingdom, ca. 2000 - 1800 BC $9,500 USD
Quick View
* A Celtic La Tene Iron Knife, ca. early 1st millennium BC $1,500 USD
Quick View
* A Roman Bronze Strigil, ca. 1st century A.D $2,500 USD
Quick View
* A good Nordic Fishtail Flint Dagger, Neolithic Period, ca. 2400-1700 BC $4,500 USD
Quick View

* Corinthian Vase-painting of the Archaic Period, Volumes 1 - 3 $300 USD
Quick View
* Aeolis, Elaia AR Diobol, ca. 460 - 400 BC $250 USD
Quick View
* Caria, Knidos AR Drachm, ca. 520 - 495 BC $1,500 USD
Quick View

* Olympia (Elis), AR Stater, ca. 408 BC $10,000 USD
Quick View
* Bruttium, Terina AR Stater, ca. 420 - 400 BC $4,000 USD
Quick View
* Thrace, Abdera AR stater, ca. 365-348 BC $3,500 USD
Quick View

Subscribe

Sign up today!