Ancient Egypt. Gold leaf over stucco and gesso, painted mummy mask fragment once used to cover the head of a mummy. Colors include soft red, black, browns and some green with black outlined eyes and eyebrows. Secured to a linen backing. 
Ptolemaic, 305-30 BC

Ancient Egypt. Gold leaf over stucco and gesso, painted mummy mask fragment once used to cover the head of a mummy. Colors include soft red, black, browns and some green with black outlined eyes and eyebrows. Secured to a linen backing.

Ptolemaic, 305-30 BC