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Funerary Portrait: Bearded Man

Location

EGYPT, FAIYUM

Era

Roman Period (30 B.C.E.-395 C.E.)

Title

Funerary Portrait: Bearded Man

Date

Late 2nd-early 3rd c. C.E.

Materials

Encaustic on panel

Dimensions

34.3 x 19 cm

Credits

F. Cleveland Morgan Bequest, inv. 1962.B.3

Collection

Archeology and World Cultures

The man wears a red-bordered white toga, an indication both of Rome’s influence on culture and identity, as well as on everyday life, in Egypt in the first centuries of our era.

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