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Mummy-portrait of a youth  Roman Period, c. AD 100  Egypt  Wax encaustic on wood panel  h. 40.3 cm   UEA 326  Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Fayum Mummy-portrait of a youth Roman Period, c. AD 100 Egypt Wax encaustic on wood panel h. cm UEA 326 Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

1st century A.D. --- A Fayum portrait of a little girl from Hawara, Egypt. The mummy of the little girl was found with the mummy of Demos, who may have been the child's mother. --- Image by © Sandro Vannini/Corbis

A Fayum portrait of a little girl from Hawara, Egypt ~ Century BC ~ Discovered with the mummy of Demos, who may have been the child's mother ~ © Sandro Vannini

Fayum funeral portrait on a mummy case

Mummy portrait of a man, Fayum, Roman Egypt. Now in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen.

Fayum

The Fayum Portraits: Greek and Roman painting style, encaustic (εγκαυστική) (from enkaio “to burn-in” ) on wood, part of the Egyptian culture (funeral portraits).