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what were the egyptian portrait masks for mummies made of

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    The Portrait Mask
    All that remained was to place the heavily ornate portrait mask over the head. These were often of gold inlaid with precious stones and many bore the protruding, plaited beard of Osiris the god of life, death and fertility.

    http://www.archaeologyexpert.co.uk/EgyptianMummies.html

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    they were made from papyrus

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