Egypt Picture - Roman Mummy Portrait

Roman Mummy Portrait

Roman Mummy Portrait

Although the entire body had to be preserved, the face had particular importance to the Roman era Egyptians. This mummy painting is from Antinoe and dates to the second or third century AD.

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