death mask


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death mask

a cast of a person's face taken shortly after death
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That death mask was only his second death mask after Ninoy Aquino's.
Museum workers broke the death mask in August 2014AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA after a light burst in the cabinet housing King Tut's death mask in Cairo.
The death mask does not merely contain the potential of presence.
Photographers present, as theorists such as Susan Sontag might say, a footprint or a death mask.
The skull had been taken from the Old Melbourne Goal in December 1978 where it had been on display next to the death mask of the bushranger.
The exhibition displays original local artefacts such as coins, bottles and weapons, along side some more unfamiliar objects like a replica of Oliver Cromwell's death mask.
The usually busy galleries of the Egyptian Museum, which houses the golden death mask of boy king Tutankhamen
Built around the intrigue evoked by the death mask of Pharaoh Tutankhamun (King Tut), the musical "Tut Ankh Amon" unwittingly joined in Halloween festivities in its premier outside Austria at the Cairo Opera House this week.
The death mask looses its moral character; it becomes ethically neutral.
According to researchers with the Louvre and the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, the distinctive makeup, so clearly portrayed on the famous death mask of King Tut, contained lead-based substances that very probably protected the wearers against common eye ailments.
But if you want to see the boy king's death mask, you'll have to go all the way to Cairo's Egyptian Antiquities Museum.
I was closed up in a shell for the wet white would harden on my face and torso like a death mask that covered me over, yet inside this appearance of marble, nothing could have been more vibrant with potentiality than I