Mummy mask of faience beads, Late to Ptolemaic Period

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A fine faience bead mummy mask, representing the goddess Hathor. This kind of masks were attached to the wrappings of a mummy, over the facial area, to give it the resemblance of a human face.
Date: Late- to Ptolemaic Period, 5th to 1st Century B.C.
Material: Faience beads

Dimensions: 14.5 x 11.2 cm
Condition: restrung

Provenance: Former private collection from the U.K., acquired before 1980.
Estimate € 350 – 450

Item condition: Very good

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