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Cartonnage Mummy Mask of Isis
Cartonnage Mummy Mask of Isis

This mask shows Isis' rounded face, with her nose and lips modeled in subtle relief. Her ears are adorned with gold earrings and she wears a long wig and floral collar.

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Funerary Mask of a Lady
Funerary Mask of a Lady

The funerary mask represents a mixture of both the Egyptian and the Roman cultures. The Roman lady is portrayed as a mummy, but her hands across her chest are holding ears of wheat in the left hand and a pinecone on the right, both of which are symbols of Dionysos.

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Mask of Lady Thuya
Mask of Lady Thuya

This beautiful gilded and inlaid cartonnage mask, which was supposed to preserve the features of Lady Thuya, aimed to help the soul recognize its wrapped corpse to facilitate resurrection.

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Mask of Yuya
Mask of Yuya

On this mask of Yuya, the eyes are inlaid with white marble and black obsidian. The necklace is depicted in relief on the plaster. However, the chin is missing.

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Plaster Mummy Portrait Mask
Plaster Mummy Portrait Mask

Portraits of the deceased were painted onto plaster masks such as this one. The masks were shaped in molds, allowed to dry, painted and gilded, and then placed on the reclining mummy.

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The Gold Mask of Tutankhamun
The Gold Mask of Tutankhamun

This mask of Tutankhamun is an example of the highest artistic and technical achievements of the ancient Egyptians in the New Kingdom.

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Three Stucco Masks from the Roman Era
Three Stucco Masks from the Roman Era

Three stucco masks produced in Egypt during the Roman era. Two masks of men and the third mask is that of a small girl.

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