EGYPTIAN UPPER PART OF A WOOD SARCOPHAGUS, 664-525 BC

Culture: Egyptian.
 
Date: 664-525 BC (26th Dynasty).
 
Material: Wood.
 
Condition: Intact.
 
Provenance: Ex: Private European collection.
 
Measurements: 43 1/4 in. H. (110 cm.), 23 1/2 in. W. (60).
 
Egyptian upper part of a wood anthropoid sarcophagus. The mask wears an elaborate wig and collar, a prominent scarab on the forehead and has a false beard. Polychrome over gesso, bronze inlay for the eye liners and brows.