Fayum Egyptian Funerary Portrait

Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 25 May 2018

Fayum funerary portrait of a man. Encaustic painting on wood (painting technique employing a heated or cold mixture of beewax with resin). 2nd century CE. (National Archaeological Museum of Athens, Greece)



About the Author

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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