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Mummy Portrait of a Woman
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Mummy Portrait of a Woman


Description Provenance Credit
Description The woman in this mummy portrait wears a gilt wreath in her hair and is on a gilt background. There is cloth stuck on the top near the edges.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [as from Fayum]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Period
2nd century CE (Roman Imperial)
Medium
encaustic (?) on wood panel, cloth
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
32.7
Measurements
L: 16 9/16 in. (42 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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