Inv. n°: MMoCA36

Egyptian Painted Gesso Wood Male Sarcophagus Mask

The blackened headdress painted with banded detail along the brow edge, the face coloured dark brown, the large eyes defined with black cosmetic lines and brows above, carved with a long slender nose and full reddened lips.

h. 26 cm

Late Period, 664-332 BC



  • Archaeologia Gallery, Canada, Geneva, Switzerland, 1973-1993
  • Medusa Ancient Art, Canada and New York, late 1990s-early 2000S
  • Acquired at Bonhams London, Sale 15941 - Antiquities, October 2008


  • Bonhams London, Antiquities Sale, 15th October 2008, lot 66
  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 49, fig. 36


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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