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My question is Egyptian portrait masks were often made of this material?


Egyptian portrait or funeral masks were made of wood, plaster, cartonnage, or even precious metals such as gold. This site has more information.

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

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what were portrait masks made out of in ancient egypt

i think gold

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  1. i know its NOT gold

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  2. bob

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  3. cartonage

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  4. w8 scratch that its spelled
    cartonnage

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  5. Wood

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  6. unicorn

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  7. Unicorn pee

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  9. Gold

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  10. In my social studies class we learned that it was specifically cartonnage. But also it can be made out of wood and plaster. Also it was decorated in gold, not made of gold. So cartonnage was the most common material used. If that helps you in any way.

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  12. Cartonnage.

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