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Fayoum mummy portraits

Mummy Portrait of a Woman (Getty Museum); tempera on wood. Romano-Egyptian, Egypt, about A.D. 170 - 200

Mummy Portrait of a Woman (Getty Museum)

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Fayum mummy portrait, 2nd century. Mummy portraits were portraits painted on flat panels of wood and depicted the people who were mummified. The arid climate of Egypt has preserved the vivid color of many of the portraits.

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An ancient Egyptian mummy of a Greek youth named Artemidorus; gods portrayed include the jackal-headed god of embalming, Anubis. (The British Museum)

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