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Ancient Faces: Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt

Edited by Susan Walker


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Published By: British Museum Press 2000 (London)

May of the best-known portraits come from the Fayum, but portraits in various media are known from sites in the Nile Valley and along the Mediterranean coast. Here a wide range is presented, showing Roman influence coexisting with traditional Egyptian ways of commemorating the dead.
With glossy, pictorial card covers, minimal shelf wear. Pages throughout are clean and bright with many full-colour, glossy paintings as well as some maps, all of good quality. Frontispiece depicts a portrait of a man in encaustic on limewood. pp. 168.

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to

Binding: Soft Back

Book Type: Book

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