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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: F-1193
- Provenance/Origin: Egypt's Late Period. Perhaps from Sais.
- Composition: Cartonnage: papyrus & perhaps linen
- Dimensions: 10" long x 2.75" at widest
- Weight: 0.5 pound
- Price: $ 930.00 USD