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Portrait of a thin-faced, bearded man, A. The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Fayum mummy portrait?

Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy portraits is the modern term given to a  type of naturalistic painted portraits on wooden boards attached t...

Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy portraits is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portraits on wooden boards attached t.

Retratos de El Fayum

Retratos de El Fayum

Al Fayum - Retrato de momia de un joven. Egipto romano, c. dC / © The Trustees of the British Museum. All rights reserved

Looks abit like Traian http://www.egypttravelplans.com/images/pix/Fayoum-Portrait-I.jpg

Fondation J.-E Berger-World Art Treasures Portrait d'homme Epoque romaine: Hawara, Egypt

Close up of an Roman-Egyptian mummy portrait. you can really see the layers or brush strokes of the pigmented wax.

Close up of a Romano-Egyptian mummy portrait. Note the textures and layers and brush strokes of the pigmented wax, or encaustic.

Mummy Portrait of a man, AD 117-138 (Chicago, ILL., Art Institute of Chicago)

Not a laurel wreath, but grapevine. Mummy Portrait of a man, AD (Chicago, ILL., Art Institute of Chicago)

Act I scene ii 35, Soothsayer:You have seen and proved a fairer former fortune/Than that which is to approach. [Portrait d'homme. Époque romaine. Fayoum.]

Act I scene ii Soothsayer:You have seen and proved a fairer former fortune/Than that which is to approach.

Gilded mummy portrait of a woman -- Probably from er-Rubayat, Egypt -- Roman Period, about AD 160-170 -- See more mummy portraits here: http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/search.aspx?object=21468

Gilded mummy portrait of a woman - Probably from er-Rubayat, Egypt Roman Period, about AD British Museum

The Fayoum Portraits

Mummy Portrait of a Boy. Unknown Romano-Egyptian, Fayum, Egypt, about A. 150 - 200 Encaustic on wood 8 x 5 in.

A Graeco--Roman period portrait on a mummy. In the realistic style of the Graeco-Romans, it is clear to see what an Egyptian looked like. (A Greek or Roman occupier would not have been mummified, but follow their own burial techniques).

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.

Mummy portrait of Lady Aline, from Hawara, Egypt, painted directly onto the canvas of the mummy wrapping. The Tomb of Aline is an ancient Egyptian grave from the time of Roman Emperor Tiberius or Hadrian, excavated at Hawara in 1892 CE. (Neues Museum, Berlin)

Mummy portrait of Lady Aline, from Hawara, Egypt, painted directly onto the canvas of the mummy wrapping. The Tomb of Aline is an ancient Egyptian grave from the time of Roman Emperor Tiberius or Hadrian, excavated.

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