A plaster deathmask found in the mortuary temple of King Teti

 

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A plaster deathmask, found in the mortuary temple of King Teti of the 6th Dynasty, may be his. Regardless, this precious object shows us the face of an ancient Egyptian, calmly composed in death, even though Manetho tells us that Teti was murdered by his bodyguards.

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