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Mummy Mask of an Ancient Egyptian Woman

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 16 January 2018
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This mummy mask belonged to a woman who lived in Egypt during the Late Period (c. 712-332 BCE). It is made of linen, plaster, pigment, and gold, and it dates from c. 688-525 BCE. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 16). Mummy Mask of an Ancient Egyptian Woman. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7940/mummy-mask-of-an-ancient-egyptian-woman/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Mummy Mask of an Ancient Egyptian Woman." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 16, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7940/mummy-mask-of-an-ancient-egyptian-woman/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Mummy Mask of an Ancient Egyptian Woman." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Jan 2018. Web. 09 May 2021.