This remarkable object is a beaded funerary mask, made with multi-coloured faience beads (so-called mummy beads). As is common, the authentic ancient beads have been restrung into original configuration.
The mask would have been placed over the facial area of the mummy and depicts the deceased wearing the beard of Osiris. Double zig-zag border around.
Size: 135 x 120 mm
Condition: in good condition, some tubular beads are damaged, consistent with age and use. See images for own impression.
Shipping: registered and insured parcel.
A Certificate of Authenticity (pdf-document by AntiqueShopping) is available upon request.
Purchased by the current owner from a Dutch collection.
The seller guarantees this piece is acquired in a legal manner. Related documents seen by Catawiki.
All shipments outside the EU must be accompanied by an export licence, this will be arranged by the seller. The buyers must take account of a 3-6 weeks waiting period for the licence plus additional processing time by their country’s Customs department.
- Antico Egitto
- Numero di oggetti
- maschera di perline con doppio bordo
- Secolo / Intervallo di tempo
- Late Period, 664-332 BC
- Buone Condizioni, Vedere Foto