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Realistic portrait showing little girl

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Realistic Fayum portrait showing a little girl
Realistic portrait showing little girl

Realistic portrait showing a little girl. The object was found in Egypt and is an example of the so-called portraits of Fayum.

Portraits of Fayum were realistic portraits made on wood, which were folded 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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