Mummy Portrait - Young Roman Woman

Item number: 66105

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Category: Fresco & Pictures


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A Face to behold

After Egypt became a Roman province it became fashionable to have your portrait painted while you were still young and then had it laid to rest with you after your passing. No one really know what inspired that trend but it became a staple of fashion for several hundred years. There are thousand over thousand of those mummy portraits known and several thousand more might still be slumbering deep in the Egyptian sands.

The portraits themselves have mysterious aura. The paintings are photo realistic and therefore very impressive. It seems almost like you would stand in front of a real person. Only that the person you are currently looking at has been dead for several thousand years. It give s you a very special feeling.

Furthermore, you get a whole new insight into Roman and Egyptian society, cults and beauty standards.

A mummy portrait is a must have for every person that is genuinely interested in ancient history! It is like a benign photograph of a time long gone and long lost. So, do not hesitate and become the owner of one of those fine replicas today!

Mummy Portrait Facts

  • Length: 24 cm
  • Width: 14 cm
  • Weight: 520 grams
  • Made after an original
  • Dates back to ca. 170 A.D.
  • Painted on real wood
  • Painted by hand
  • Can be mounted on walls
  • Every piece is unique

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