Mummy Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Medusa Necklace

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Carole Raddato
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published on 30 November 2015
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Mummy Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Medusa Necklace

A Roman mummy portrait from Egypt depicting a woman wearing a gold necklace, a Medusa pendant and golden ear-pendants with pearls, 161 - 192 CE (Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Austria).

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2015, November 30). Mummy Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Medusa Necklace. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4267/

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Raddato, Carole. "Mummy Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Medusa Necklace." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 30, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4267/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Mummy Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Medusa Necklace." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Nov 2015. Web. 11 Aug 2020.

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