Tondo of the Two Brothers

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Arienne King
by Unknown
published on 06 June 2021
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The so-called "Tondo of the Two Brothers" is a mummy portrait of two men from Fayum, Egypt. Although traditionally assumed to be brothers, recent scholarship has suggested that they may have in fact been lovers. Tempura on wood panel. 2nd Century CE, Roman Egypt.

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References

  • Anne E. Haeckl. "Brothers or Lovers? A New Reading of the "Tondo of the Two Brothers"." The Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists, No. 1-4, Vol. 38, (2001), pp. 63-79.

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