viernes, 27 de marzo de 2015

Tondo with images of Septimius Severus and his family.

Tondo with images of Septimius Severus and his family. Antikensammlung Berlin

Three-dimensional funerary masks

Three-dimensional funerary masks of painted plaster from Faiyum (1st century). Montreal, Musée des Beaux-Arts

El Fayum, portraits

 A portrait from the late 1st century CE. Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.
 Depiction of a woman with a ringlet hairstyle, an orange chiton with black bands and rod-shaped earrings. Royal Museum of Scotland.
Greek man. British Museum

 Man with sword belt, British Museum.
 he single specimen of Gayet's mummy portraits from Antinoopolis for which information on its archaeological context is available. The heavily gilt portrait was found in winter 1905/06 and sold to Berlin in 1907. Berlin, Egyptian Museum.
Portrait of a man, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Faiyum mummy portrait of a young man. Antikensammlungen Munich

 Portrait of bearded man Edinburgh, MoS 1911.210.1, Royal Museum of Scotland

The plaited hairstyle of this elite woman makes it possible to date this painting to the reign of Trajan (98 - 117 CE). Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

 Detail of a portrait within its mummy wrappings, Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was discovered by Flinders Petrie in a burial chamber in 1911.
Depiction of a woman with curly hair, wearing a violet chiton and cloak and pendant earrings. British Museum

  Retrato de mujer joven, tercera c.  Louvre
 Portrait of a young boy, early 3rd century, Antikensammlung Berlin

Portrait of a young man, Pushkin Museum.

Portrait of a woman, on display at the Museo Egizio

Portrait of a woman, Louvre

Portrait of a man holding a plant, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon

Portrait of a boy, identified by inscription as Eutyches, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

jueves, 26 de marzo de 2015

Fired clay jar sealing with ostrich hieroglyphs

Fired clay jar sealing with ostrich hieroglyphs

Period: Early Dynastic Period
Dynasty: Dynasty 1
Date: ca. 3100 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Naqada, Tomb of Neithhotep, Menes Tomb, Garstang 1904; Oxford Expedition to Nubia
Medium: Clay (fired)
Dimensions: H. 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in); W. 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in); Th. 1.1 cm (7/16 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number: 20.2.51
Met Museum

Hematite intaglio: Mummy of Osiris

Hematite intaglio: Mummy of Osiris

Period: Imperial
Date: ca. 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture: Roman
Medium: Hematite
Dimensions: Other: 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (2.2 x 2.9 cm)
Classification: Gems
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number: 10.130.1393
Met Museum

miércoles, 25 de marzo de 2015



ISBN 9788479630065

Datos del libro

  • Nº de páginas: 620 págs.
  • Encuadernación: Encuadernación en fibra de piel
  • ISBN: 9788479630065

Gebel Moya

Sir Henry Wellcome (1853 - 1936) excavated at Gebel Moya from 1911 until 1938.