Mummy portrait of Lady Aline

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published on 08 April 2014

Mummy portrait of Lady Aline, from Hawara, Egypt, painted directly onto the canvas of the mummy wrapping. The Tomb of Aline is an ancient Egyptian grave from the time of Roman Emperor Tiberius or Hadrian, excavated at Hawara in 1892 CE. (Neues Museum, Berlin)

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