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About 900 mummy portraits are known at present. The majority were found in the necropoleis of Faiyum. Due to the hot dry Egyptian climate, the paintings are frequently very well preserved, often retaining their brilliant colours seemingly unfaded by time. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Art History, European History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, American History, Rome Antique, Art Antique

Fayum mummy portraits: the earliest painted portraits

I've been reading John Berger's book, The Shape of a Pocket. In it there's an essay on the Fayum portraits. During the 1st to 3rd century AD in Egypt, painted panel portraits (more commonly referred to as Fayoum or Fayum portraits) were bandaged over the heads of mummies. These astonishing portraits depict the inhabitants of…

Egypt: Funerary Portrait Painting of a Man From the Roman Period Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Art Romain, Louvre Paris, Art Corner, Roman Art

Funerary Portrait Painting of a Man From the Roman Period

Egypt: Funerary Portrait Painting of a Man From the Roman Period

Mummy Portrait of a Woman from Fayum, Egypt. This portrait is on thick wood. The woman wears a necklace and earrings raised in plaster and gilded. There is cloth stuck to the sides and back. Between i (Roman Imperial). Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Art History, Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Egypt Mummy, Post Mortem, Memento Mori

Mummy Portrait of a Woman

The woman portrayed here is richly adorned with jewelry, from her gold and pearl earrings to the gold embellishments on her purple garment to her heavy gold necklace. The raised shapes are created with plaster, and the gold elements are gilded. The central design of the large disc pendant appears to be a gold coin, and examples of Roman and Late antique jewelry that incorporates gold coins have survived. The woman’s white garment is tied in a knot that may connect her to the cult of the…

Portrait of a thin-faced, bearded man Period: Roman Period Date: A. Geography: Egypt Medium: Encaustic, limewood Dimensions: H.) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1909 Accession Number: Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Art History, Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Rome Antique, Roman Art, Art Moderne

‍♂️‍♀️‍♀️Retrato de El Fayum‍♀️‍♀️‍♂️Roman Fayyum Mummy Portrait ‍♂️‍♂️‍♀️More Pins Like This At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest ‍♀️Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy portraits (also Faiyum mummy portraits) is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portraits on wooden boards attached to mummies from the Coptic period. They belong to the tradition of panel painting, one of the most highly regarded forms of art in the Classical world. In fact, the Fayum portraits are the only large body…

EGYPTE – Portraits du Fayoum – Arrête ton charMore Pins Like This One At FOSTERGINGER @ PINTEREST No Pin Limitsでこのようなピンがいっぱいになるピンの限界 Ancient Romans, Ancient Art, Ancient Egypt, Old Portraits, Portrait Images, Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Art Romain, John William Godward

EGYPTE – Portraits du Fayoum - Arrête ton char

EGYPTE – Portraits du Fayoum – Arrête ton charMore Pins Like This One At FOSTERGINGER @ PINTEREST No Pin Limitsでこのようなピンがいっぱいになるピンの限界

Фаюмские портреты. Взляд из глубины веков - Ярмарка Мастеров - ручная работа, handmade Rome History, Art History, Ancient Artefacts, Roman Art, Bear Art, Ancient Rome, Archaeology, Ptolemaic Dynasty, Art Gallery

Фаюмские портреты. Взляд из глубины веков - Ярмарка Мастеров - ручная работа, handmade

Faiyum Portrait, from Ancient Egypy - Woman with curly hair, wearing a violet chiton and cloak and pendant earrings - at the British Museum Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Egypt Mummy, Rome Antique, Roman Jewelry, Roman Art, Art Moderne

Fayum mummy portraits

.Due to the hot dry Egyptian climate, the paintings are frequently very well preserved, often retaining their brilliant colours seemingly unfaded by time. While commonly believed to represent Greek settlers in Egypt, the Faiyum portraits instead reflect the complex synthesis of the predominant Egyptian culture and that of the elite Greek minority in the city.

 Fayum Mummy portrait is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portraits on wooden boards. The portraits were an innovation dating back to the Coptic period during the time of the Roman occupation of Egypt. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Art History, Rome Antique, Art Antique, Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Art Romain

Фаюмские портреты

Эти свидетельства убеждают, что живопись в Египте уже в те времена была доведена до того совершенства, которое было связано с предписаниями. Так, например, религия древних египтян запрещала всякое изучение анатомии, а для изображения человека предписывала несколько известных нормальных поз,…

Portrait of a man, Fayum mummy collection, Encaustic on wood, century C., Fayum region of Egypt Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Art History, Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Roman Art, Encaustic Art, Art Moderne

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Fayum mummy portrait

Fayum Mummy Portraits usually depict a single person, showing the head, or head… Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Post Mortem, Roman Art, Encaustic Art, Art Moderne, Beautiful Drawings

Fayum Mummy Portraits usually depict a single person, showing the head, or head and upper chest, viewed frontally. The background is always monochrome, sometimes with decorative elements. In terms of artistic tradition, the images clearly derive more from Graeco-Roman traditions than Egyptian ones. The population of the Fayum area was greatly enhanced by a wave of Greek immigrants during the Ptolemaic period.

Égypte, Fayoum, Ier siècle, règne de Néron (54-68), La Dame en bleu, panneau de bois peint à l’encaustique, 38 x 22,3 cm. Ancient Romans, Ancient Art, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, 1st Century, Art Moderne, Egyptian Art, Portraits, Art History

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Mummy Portrait of a Man with a Mole on his Nose Egypt CE Encaustic on limewood Ancient Romans, Ancient Art, Ancient Egypt, John Berger, Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Roman Art, Encaustic Art, Art Moderne

Fayum mummy portraits: the earliest painted portraits

I’ve been reading John Berger’s book, The Shape of a Pocket. In it there’s an essay on the Fayum portraits. During the 1st to 3rd century AD in Egypt, painted panel portraits (mor…

Femme by Faiyum Mummy Portraits Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Art History, Rome Antique, Art Antique, Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Art Romain, Post Mortem

ЕГИПЕТ. Древние жители, фаюмский портрет.

Опять я буду писать про египет, вот казалось бы ну что еще можно узнать нового про Египет и его древних жителей. Но если вся история человечества завязана на древний Египет, то особенно интересны новые находки. Как то раз я был в Египетском зале