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Roman, Fayum region, Egypt  Portrait of a Man, 2nd century A.D.

Roman, Fayum region, Egypt Portrait of a Man, century A.

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Egyptian Queen Nefertiti - (Interesting Fact) Nefertiti created her own makeup using plant juices.

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.

1st century A.D. --- A Fayum portrait of a little girl from Hawara, Egypt. The mummy of the little girl was found with the mummy of Demos, who may have been the child's mother. --- Image by © Sandro Vannini/Corbis

A Fayum portrait of a little girl from Hawara, Egypt ~ Century BC ~ Discovered with the mummy of Demos, who may have been the child's mother ~ © Sandro Vannini

Fayum mummy portraits is the name given to a large number of paintings from the first to third century. The surviving paintings are predominantly from the Fayum region in Roman Egypt

Fayum mummy portraits is the name given to a large number of paintings from the first to third century. The surviving paintings are predominantly from the Fayum region in Roman Egypt

Icone mariane antiche a Roma, di Livia Mugavero - Diario

Chiesa del Rosario a Monte Mario, Roma Agiosoritissa IV - V secolo

Carlo Magno, ritratto immaginario di Albrecht Durer.

Clothing medieval - Emperor of the Holy Roman German Empire - Charlemagne - painting by Albrecht Dürer

2nd AD Roman portrait of man from Fayum region, Egypt; pigment and wax (encaustic?) on wood; 40.6 x 22.9 x 0.15 cm (16" x 9" x 1/16"). Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne, 1922.4799

AD Roman portrait of man from Fayum region, Egypt; pigment and wax (encaustic) on wood; x x cm x x Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne, (Mónica Rodriguez)

Ipazia

Ipazia o della memoria delle donne I

Hypatia (born between 350 and was a Greek scholar from Alexandria, Egypt, who many historians consider the first notable woman mathematician. She also taught philosophy and astronomy.

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