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Mummy portrait of a young woman with gold lips, Hawara, AD 40-45 (Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Museum of Art)

Roman/Egyptian Period: Fayum Mummy Portrait is the name given to a large number of paintings from the to century C. The surviving paintings are predominantly from the Fayum, Egypt, a region that was once ruled by ancient Romans.

Shohel

Arabic calligraphy: "In the name of Allah/God, the Gracious, the Merciful" بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

The African Knight Saint Maurice:  16th century German painting showing a black African in European Armour that served as a model for the painting of Saint Maurice.

The African Knight Saint Maurice - century German painting showing a black African in European Armour that served as a model for the painting of Saint Maurice. He was the patron saint of several professions, cities, and kingdoms in Europe.

Sousse

Opposite the Ribat is the similarly austere Great Mosque, which also dates from the century. This domed kiosk - which acts as a minaret - is an century addition.

Estatuas colosales de Ramses II en el templo de Karnak,Tebas,Egipto. Actual Luxor,Egipto.

The Great Court of Ramesses II BC) Luxor temple *I picked this picture because the fact that 2 out of the 3 statues have a head and this caught my attention. Makes me wonder what happened*

Gilded mummy portrait of a woman -- Probably from er-Rubayat, Egypt -- Roman Period, about AD 160-170 -- See more mummy portraits here: http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/search.aspx?object=21468

Gilded mummy portrait of a woman - Probably from er-Rubayat, Egypt Roman Period, about AD British Museum

Seshat 8 x 10 by NoumenonDoesArt on Etsy

noumenon-does-art: “ Seshat - Netjeru of Wisdom and Writing Markers and white gel pen ”

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