Mummy Mask of a Young Woman

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Roman Period, 1st-2nd century A.D.
Material: Plaster
Dimensions: 23 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 1301
Provenance: French private collection Pierre, Claude & Jeanine Verité, acquired between 1930 and 1980. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Some loss on the left head side, minor wear and cracks, in total a mummy mask with a strong expression.
Description: Very beautiful and expressive plaster mummy mask of a young woman. The face is well-proportioned, the eyes with thick black lines and large black pupils. Above finely drawn brows. The mouth with red color remains and thick lips, which are slightly open to form a gentle smile. The hair pulled back in three braids and a fillet falling to the forehead. The young woman wears earrings with open ends and a necklace with brown-black beads. Mounted.