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Gender Ambiguity artifacts
The gilded face mask at right, once placed over the head of a mummy, preserves only one eye, mouth, nose, and cheek. We cannot now determine whether it originally represented a man or a woman.  gilded face mask
 statue fragment The statue fragment at left once belonged to a seated human figure with right hand on lap. Although no signs of gender survive, it would have been definitely male or female. Parallels make it clear that it was originally part of a group statue, very possibly representing a husband and wife.