An Egyptian Cartonnnage Panel - Horus
Egypt, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 332-30 BC. A section of a painted exterior mummy wrapping, gesso over linen, in shades of blue, tan and burgandy. Panel shows Horus as a falcon looking left wearing double plumed crown. Panel itself measures 12-1/2"H x 5-1/2"W, with custom matte background 18-3/4"H x 13-1/4"W.
Provenance: Ex-G. Mortake, Royal Oak, MI
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Professionally conserved and mounted, ready for framing; wear as shown. Due to the delicate nature of ancient gesso, there will be minor flaking during shipment.