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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
Egypt's Late Period. Perhaps from Sais.
Cartonnage: papyrus & perhaps linen
10" long x 2.75" at widest
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