Gilded wax on a reconstructed body of ancient linen

Gilded wax on a reconstructed body of ancient linen | 23.9in | 400-250 B.C.

Unknown Artist

A reconstructed body of ancient linen was created in the 1940s in order to display this mask and foot cover. Originally they belonged to a similarly shaped figure that was filled with grain, which is why such figures are called "corn mummies." They r...
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