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1c., Fajum Portrait

1c., Fajum Portrait

fayoum oasis- الفيوم مدينه الجمال الفيوم مدينه التاريخ: Złoty skarb mnichów z Naqlun egipskiej oazie Fajum...

fayoum oasis- الفيوم مدينه الجمال الفيوم مدينه التاريخ: Złoty skarb mnichów z Naqlun egipskiej oazie Fajum...

Portrait of the 1st century AD ✋Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy

Portrait of the 1st century AD ✋Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy

Long before realistic portrait painting developed in Europe in the Renaissance, Roman-Egyptian artists did striking likenesses in wax on limewood. These Fayum funeral portraits date from around 100 years A.D.

Long before realistic portrait painting developed in Europe in the Renaissance, Roman-Egyptian artists did striking likenesses in wax on limewood. These Fayum funeral portraits date from around 100 years A.D.

Portrait of the Boy Eutyches:  Egypt, Roman Period: A.D. 100–150  Encaustic on wood, paint Dimensions: h. 38 cm (14 15/16 in); w. 19 cm (7 1/2 in)

Portrait of the Boy Eutyches: Egypt, Roman Period: A.D. 100–150 Encaustic on wood, paint Dimensions: h. 38 cm (14 15/16 in); w. 19 cm (7 1/2 in)

Portrait de momie de jeune garçon, 2e siècle, origine: Egypte, Antikensammlung Berlin

Portrait de momie de jeune garçon, 2e siècle, origine: Egypte, Antikensammlung Berlin