sábado, 19 de diciembre de 2015

Portrait of an Egyptian

Portrait of an Egyptian. 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.View of the face. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Roman, probably 3rd c AD. Place of Origin: Fayum. Material Size: Painted wooden panel. Cre
dit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu . Location: 41A.

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