A fabulously rare ancient egyptian gesso painted mummy mask.
This item which dates to circa 332 BC is from the late dynastic period.
It shows the wooden mask which retains much original red painted gesso ,
together with facial features delineated in black and white.
This item has been fully conserved and is in stunning condition.
The mask was an important part of the mummy as it provided the idealistic image of the
This type of item is very rarely offered for sale and comes complete with a certificate of authenticity .
Ex. Private collection from chesterfield England formed in the 1920s.