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 man wears a white tunic with a dark red stripe (clavus), and a white mantle draped over his left shoulder. He has dark curly hair, sideburns, a moustache, and light beard growth under his chin. The appearance of the portrait suggests a date in the middle or late 1st century CE.</p>

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