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What were portrait masks for the mummies made out of?

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    they were made of plaster.

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    This site lists 6 or 8 different materials for portrait masks for mummies. Perhaps one of the most common was cartonnage.

    Check this site for more details.

    http://touregypt.net/featurestories/masks.htm

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