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    Wooden Sarcophagus Panel
    Egypt.
    Ca. 1888-600 B.C.
    49-3/4"H. x 10-1/4"W.
    A large plank of cypress wood, covered with a sand-gesso mixture, painted black ground. Decorated with a profile, linear depiction of the female goddess Isis, wearing the royal wig and a falcon headdress. Three wooden pegs run vertically in the left margin. Roughness to the vertical edges with some normal areas of paint loss but stable surface. Reverse side, undecorated, with areas of black pigment and fragments of linen mummy wrappings affixed to the surface.


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    March, 2008
    19th Wednesday
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