Fayum Egyptian Funerary Portrait

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Carole Raddato
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published on 25 May 2018
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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)

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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. (2018, May 25). Fayum Egyptian Funerary Portrait. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8817/fayum-egyptian-funerary-portrait/

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Raddato, Carole. "Fayum Egyptian Funerary Portrait." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 25, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8817/fayum-egyptian-funerary-portrait/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Fayum Egyptian Funerary Portrait." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 May 2018. Web. 21 Jun 2021.