Mummy Mask of a Young Man

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Roman period, 1st century A.D.
Material: Gypsum
Dimensions: 17 cm high
Price: 12 000 Euro
Ref: 1195
Provenance: American family collection Goetz, acquired in the 1960s or earlier.
Condition: On the back smaller stabilizations, but all in all in excellent condition.
Description: A very realistic gypsum mummy mask depicting the face of a young man. The features are very finely worked out, the eyes with a delicate eyeline, yellow-brown iris and black pupils, above thin brows. The high cheeks and the dimple on the chin create an individual expression on the face. There is a smile on the sculpturally formed mouth. On the forehead the remains of a painted wig. With red, white, black, blue and gilt color remains. Mounted.