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"Tomb"
"Tomb"
Oil and acrylic on canvas
Four attached panels, each 12 X 36" Overall piece 36 X 48"
2015

This Pageant piece references Mummy portraits from the Coptic period from the late 1st century BCE through the early 1st century CE. At that time, a portrait of the deceased was painted on a wooden board and attached to the mummy, covering its wrapped face.