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Portrait of Roman woman with original appearance

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A portrait of a Roman woman of original beauty
Portrait of Roman woman with original appearance

Portrait of a Roman woman with an original appearance. One of many preserved portraits from Fayum, which were realistic portraits made on wood.

Then they were laid at the Egyptian mummies of the reign of the Romans. It was so-called array painting, which was extremely popular in ancient times. About 900 such paintings have survived to our times.

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