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Fayum mummy portraits

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Art History - Fayum Mummy Portraits

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Fayum mummy portraits ..... Part One

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Ancient Fayum Mummy Portraits from the 1st Century B.C.

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The portraits of Faiyum | Rafael Pérez Arroyo, Hymn to the Seven Hathor

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Skook's Mystery Files: Fayum Mummy Portraits

Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy portraits is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portrait on wooden boards attached to Egyptian mummies from Roman Egypt. 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 of art from that tradition to have survived.