A PAINTED WOOD FAYUM PORTRAIT OF A MAN roman period, circa 80-140 a.d. Painted on a wooden panel in the encaustic technique, the panel itself dressed in antiquity in order to accommodate it to the mummy, the portrait that of a moustached and bearded man with short curly hair, the head strongly turned to one side, the eyes looking directly forward, depicted wearing a white chiton with red clavi, over which is worn a mantle 15¼ in. (38.8 cm) high
Fayum Egypt Mummy Portrait, Roman period
Fayum mummy portrait of a man, Roman Egypt
Fayum portrait - non-indigenous Egyptians / Africans but instead from Graeco-Roman occupations
Made from wood, found in the oasis of Fayum in Egypt. Roman Period, 175 - 225 AD Source: Leiden Museum of Antiquities
Mummy Portrait UC19610 -The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London.