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Hawara, Roman Period mummy mask: UC 19618

UC 19618

date: perhaps about 40 - 55 AD (on stylistic grounds)

'The black hair, modelled in thick strands, is combed towards the face, falling onto the brow in a straight line, with thick straight locks before the ears. The latter project in the style of Roman portraits of Julio-Claudian date' (Bierbrier/Walker et al.1997: 132, no. 133)

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