Mummy portrait of Isarous, Hawara, Egypt (detail) late 1st century

Mummy portrait of Isarous, Hawara, Egypt (detail) late 1st century
Wax encaustic mummy portrait, UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

The Fayum mummy portraits date to the Roman period, from the late 1st century BC or the early 1st century AD onwards. It is not clear when their production ended, but recent research suggests the middle of the 3rd century. - Wikipedia
High resolution photo of the whole portrait
Tags: 1st century, egypt, fayum, hariberth, face, isarous, mummy, portrait, roman, sorrow

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