MUMMY MASK/Egyptian

MUMMY MASK/Egyptian

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Product Number:44137

Size:

14" X 8 1/2" X 7"

Date:

1570-1342 BC
Mummy mask with many thick layers of linen, with a headdress with a Uraeus cobra symbol. Hollow in the back. In ancient Egypt, fine linen was used to wrap the head and neck of a mummy. The most well known type of Egyptian mask was made to cover the face of mummies. Egyptian mummy masks had religious significance. Masks were intended to help the dead move from the mortal to the immortal world and to protect the physical body from harm. 18th Dynasty.

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