Golden Mummies : Panel painting

Golden Mummies

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Representation of a man removed from his mummified body, painted in encaustic (hot wax) on a thin wooden panel. The subject's youth is emphasized by his clean-shaven face. He wears a white tunic with a dark red stripe (called a clavus) and a white mantle draped over his left shoulder. He has dark curly hair, and light traces of beard growth on his jawline and upper lip. The portrait dates to the Flavian period, c. 70 to 100 CE.</p>

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