Mummy Portrait of a Woman from Fayum

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 06 November 2016
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Mummy portrait of a woman painted in encaustic, a wax-based medium, on wood, from a tomb at Rubaiyat, Fayum, Egypt, about 300-325 CE.

The British Museum, London.

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, November 06). Mummy Portrait of a Woman from Fayum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5996/mummy-portrait-of-a-woman-from-fayum/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mummy Portrait of a Woman from Fayum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 06, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5996/mummy-portrait-of-a-woman-from-fayum/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mummy Portrait of a Woman from Fayum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Nov 2016. Web. 16 Oct 2021.