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
Reason for treatment
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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