Mummy Portrait of a Young Man

Item number: 66106

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Category: Fresco & Pictures


39,90 €
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Eternal Beauty

Many people dreamed of achieving eternal beauty... but no one succeeded. But there are other means and methods of achieving this goal. One of them is being painted while on the height of one's beauty and store this painting for eternity. Some people succeeded doing that! It became somewhat fashionable for people in Egypt in the 2nd century A.D. to have their portrait painted at a young age and then have it laid to rest with them upon their passing. These portraits mostly survived due to the favorable conditions of the Egyptian soil. Fortunately for all history enthusiasts and archaeologist! There is much to be learned from these portraits. But not only their scientific value is remarkable, but also their artistic prowess.

Everyone who deems themselves an art connoisseur should own one of those unique and beautiful little tablets! They do not only make for a great piece of decoration but also are a great conversation starter.

Furthermore, you can give them away as a gift! Every person interested in history will love it.

Facts and Details

  • Length: 19 cm
  • Width: 15 cm
  • Weight: 470 grams
  • Painted by hand on real wood
  • Can be easily mounted on walls
  • Dates back to the 2nd century A.D.
  • The original can be found in Munich
  • Every piece is unique

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