Monday, October 3, 2011

"Mortuary Mask with head ornaments, 'missing,' and a larger hole under the 'chin' to 'peg' the mask to a wooden body.  It had stood near a grave for a perhaps a century before falling into the tundra, where it became frozen and preserved in this perpetual ice, (permafrost)."  (Mammoth bone, surface erosion)

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