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Fayum funeral portrait

The Fayum Portraits are portraits painted on wooden boards attached to mummies from the Coptic period

Fayum funeral Portrait (Egypt - Ier-IVè AD)

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Fayum portrait - non-indigenous Egyptians / Africans but instead from Graeco-Roman occupations

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Limewood panel bearing an encaustic portrait of a woman wearing gold ball-earrings and a necklace; claret-coloured tunic with a crimson clavus edged with gold on the right; vertical cracks through both eyes.

I’ve been reading John Berger’s book, The Shape of a Pocket. In it there’s an essay on the Fayum portraits. During the 1st to 3rd century AD in Egypt, painted panel portraits (mor…

Fayum mummy portraits: the earliest painted portraits

Mummy Portrait of a Man with a Mole on his Nose Egypt CE Encaustic on limewood