sábado, 21 de marzo de 2015


Portrait of young woman. Such portraits were apparently kept at home during the subject's lifetime and added on his death to his mummified corpse. They are often known as Fayum portraits after the place where many of them were found. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Roman, probably 2nd C AD. Place of Origin: Fayum. Material Size: Encaustic on wood. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ National Gallery, London . Location: 41A.

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