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Retratos de El Fayum

Fayum mummy portrait of a Moorish Egyptian; in Wales the Silures celts were described as "swarthy-faced with curly hair" by Tacitus and it is thought they migrated from Iberia before the arrival of the celts.

Detail of a portrait within its mummy wrappings, Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was discovered by Flinders Petrie in a burial chamber in 1911.

Roman Egypt Fayum mummy portrait - Detail of a portrait within its mummy wrappings, Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was discovered by Flinders Petrie in a burial chamber in

Romano Egyptian Mummy Portrait Encaustic On Wood 225 to 250 CE Photographed at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California (U.S.A.)

Fayum mummy portrait - These very individual portraits arose in the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic society of Roman Egypt. Most are painted in an elaborate encaustic technique [pigments were mixed into beeswax, along with egg, resin, and/or linseed oil]

Mummy mask portraits produced in Egypt during the Roman period.

Portrait of a thin-faced Egyptian man Period: Roman Period Date: A. Geography: Egypt Medium: Encaustic, limewood, gold leaf Dimensions: H.) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1909 Accession Number:

Portrait of a young woman in red,  A.D. 90–120. Egyptian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1909 (09.181.6)

Portrait of a young woman in red Period: Roman Period Date: A. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Encaustic, limewood, gold leaf Dimensions: H.) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1909 Accession Number:

Fayoum

Portrait of an elderly lady with a gold wreath Period:Roman Period Date:A. Geography:From Egypt Medium:Encaustic, limewood Dimensions:H.) Credit Line:Rogers Fund, 1909 Accession Metropolitan Museum

The Oldest Modernist Paintings | History | Smithsonian

The Oldest Modernist Paintings

El Fayum  -  Egypt

It originates from around 140 AD and depicts a young upper-class man of imperial Egypt

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