Limewood panel bearing portrait in encaustic and tempera of naked young man with curly hair.
- Excavated/Findspot: Hawara
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Faiyum,Hawara)
- Height: 35.8 centimetres
- Width: 20.75 centimetres
- Thickness: 0.15 centimetres
S. Walker and M. Bierbrier, Fayum. Misteriosi volti dall'Egitto, London 1997, p. 76 .
1997 15 Oct-1998 30 Apr, Italy, Rome, Fondazione Memmo, Ancient Faces
24 June 1996
Clean, relay flakes, check splits.
Surface slightly dirty, and paint flaking from surface.
Surface cleaned by brushing with a soft brush. paint flakes re-attached to sub-strate with Vinamul 3252 (vinyl acetate,ethylene copolymer) in distilled water.
Portraits NG 1267-1270 were purchased by the National Gallery in 1888 from Petrie for a total of 95l. See information from the NG on file [Nov 2005, NCS]. AES Archive 548.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- National Gallery 1268
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Object reference number: YCA66277
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