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Portrait of a young woman, 110 AD

Mummy Portrait in encaustic waxes on a wooden panel, depicting a woman wearing a red tunic and elaborate jewellery, including a visible hair pin Ancient Egyptian, from Hawara, Mid Roman Period AD

Faiyum Portrait of a Woman, late 3rd-4th Century - Roman  (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond VA)

Faiyum Portrait of a Woman, late Century - Roman (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond VA)

Mummy Portrait: Woman with Necklace. Painting. (161 AD - 192 AD). Encaustic on Wood

theancientworld: “ Mummy Portrait: Woman with Necklace AD - 192 AD) Encaustic on Wood Found 1887 in Er-Rubaiyat, Egypt Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna ”

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The Oldest Modernist Paintings

Mummy portrait of a Roman lady. Someone has digitally removed all the imperfections and cracks from this one.

Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy portraits (also Faiyum mummy portraits) is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portraits on wooden.

n Roman Egypt (30 BC-AD 324), artists adapted naturalistic painting styles to the ancient custom of making portrait masks for mummies. The portraits were often painted while the subject was in the prime of life and were hung in the home until the person's death. This practice continued in northern Egypt well into the Early Byzantine period.  Date	late century (Roman Imperial)  Medium	encaustic (wax, pigments) on wood

Mummy Portrait of a Man, late century. Dating to the Roman Imperial period, this Egyptian man gazes confidently out at the viewer. Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.

roman portrait painting | Roman Era Funerary Portrait Painting

Fayum mummy portraits - Man with sword belt, British Museum.Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Noblewoman, ca. 150 C.E. Encaustic on wood, 17 5/16 x 11 5/16 x 1/8 in. (44 x 28.7 x 0.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson

A portrait of an Egyptian noblewoman who lived ca. From Egypt, encaustic on wood. “Egyptian Roman Period mummy portraits were painted on wooden panels that were slipped into the mummy wrappings over the face of the deceased.

Fayum✋Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy portraits is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portraits on wooden boards dated 50 - 300 CE ✋Roman ArtMore Pins Like This At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest✋

In Ancient Egypt portrait masks were made while the person was in the prime of his life. The portrait then covered the face of the body when it was mummified for burial.

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