Mummy Portrait of Lady Aline

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Carole Raddato
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published on 08 April 2014
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Mummy portrait of Lady Aline, from Hawara, Egypt, c. 24 CE.

Neues Museum, Berlin.

The Tomb of Aline is an ancient Egyptian grave from the time of Roman emperor Tiberius (r. 14-37 CE), excavated at Hawara in 1892. The portrait is painted directly onto the canvas of the mummy wrapping.

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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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Raddato, C. (2014, April 08). Mummy Portrait of Lady Aline. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2554/mummy-portrait-of-lady-aline/

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