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Cartonnage is an Egyptology and Papyrology term used to describe plastered layers of fiber or papyrus . . . flexible enough (when wet) to mold around irregular surfaces such as a body, cases, coffins, masks during the funerary process. Such a finished flat surface allowed for painting… Continue reading →
- Item Number: O-1858
- Provenance/Origin: Circa 300 BC, Near Sais, Nile Delta
- Composition: Papyrus and/or linen. Paint.
- Dimensions: 8" x 5.75" fabric
- Weight: 1.25 pounds with plexi
- Price: $ 485.00 USD