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Fitzwilliam Museum El Hiba EgyptFayum / Roman and Egyptian Death PaintingsMore Pins Like This At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

Fitzwilliam Museum El Hiba EgyptFayum / Roman and Egyptian Death PaintingsMore Pins Like This At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

Herakleides is the focus of this summers ArtQuest project. Look at the images on his wrappings, it looks like it was inspiration for Emma Orta's drawing!

Mummy of Herakleides.Unknown Romano-Egyptian, Egypt, about A. 150 Linen, pigment, and gold; tempera on wood 69 x 17 x 13 in.

The 1st-century A.D. mummy of Demetrios, now at the Brooklyn Museum, was excavated from the Roman cemetery in Hawara, Egypt, in 1911. CT scans revealed that he, like a surprising number of other mummies from around the world, had signs of atherosclerosis.

mummy of Demetrios, now at the Brooklyn Museum, was excavated from the Roman cemetery in Hawara, Egypt, in

Egyptian, "Singer-priestess"Meresamun ("Amun Loves Her") was an ancient Egyptian " in the inner sanctum at the temple in Karnak. Her mummy, ca. 800 BC, is on exhibit at the Oriental Institute of Chicago Museum of the University of Chicago.[1]

The Mummy & Coffin of Meresamun, an ancient Egyptian singer-priestess in the inner sanctum of the temple at Karnak -- Circa 800 BCE -- Oriental Institute, Chicago Museum, University of Chicago.

Mummy of Nesmin Period: Ptolemaic Period Date: 305–30 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim

Mummy of Nesmin -- BCE -- Ptolemaic Period -- Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim -- Metropolitan Museum of Art

Coffin set of Henettawy, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reign of Psusennes I, ca. 1040–992 B.C.  Egyptian; From Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes  Gessoed and painted wood

Coffin set of Henettawy from Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes. Gessoed and painted wood. Egyptian Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty reign of Psusennes I, BC

Coffin of deceased named Henutmehyt, gilded and painted wood; Dynasty XIX, 187 cm; the hieroglyphs say she was "head of the house," and "a musician." British Museum, London, U.K. The coffin was typically made of wood. The mummified body was put in the coffin. The sarcophagus was the outmost level and was typically made of stone. An ancient Egyptian would say that the function of both the sarcophagus and coffin were to protect the "ka" [spirit] of the deceased;

Coffin of a deceased Theban priestess named Henutmehyt, gilded and painted wood; Dynasty XIX, ca.

Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus lid, 1080-720 BCE, from the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art, France.

Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus lid, BC, from the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art, France.

Fayum Mummy Portrait 100CE - 300CE Fayum / Romano-Egyptian / Roman / EncausticMore Pins Like This At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

The people depicted in these paintings are Greeks and Romans as well as people of mixed Egyptian and Greek/Roman marriages. These people were the wealthy .

Wooden inner coffin of Khonsu. Inner coffin shows the duplex wig (a double layered wig) with a short goatee. Especially striking are the colours,  the yellow and orange, typical for the 19th dynasty. The goddess Nut is spreading wings protectively under the deceased's chest. Many people incorrectly assume that every winged Egyptian goddess is Isis.

Wooden inner coffin of Khonsu Beautifully painted inner coffin of Khonsu, it shows the duplex wig (a double layered wig) with a short goatee. On his mummified shaped are magical spells and many gods,.

Fayum mummy portrait

Portrait of a man, Fayum mummy collection, Encaustic on wood, century C., Fayum region of Egypt

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