Irregularly cut limewood panel bearing an encaustic portrait of a man with short hair; white mantle and tunic with a violet clavus; apex broken; vertical fissures.
- Excavated/Findspot: Hawara
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Faiyum,Hawara)
- Height: 40.1 centimetres
- Width: 21.5 centimetres
S. Walker and M. Bierbrier, Fayum. Misteriosi volti dall'Egitto, London 1997, p. 78 .
1997 15 Oct-1998 30 Apr, Italy, Rome, Fondazione Memmo, Ancient Faces
fair - apex broken; vertical fissures
31 October 1996
Clean. Check splits.
Surface cleaned with cotton wool swabs moistened in distilled water containing 2% Synperonic N (non ionic detergent,nonylphenol ethylene oxide condensate). Decided to leave old repairs to splits in situ.
Portraits NG 2912-2915 were presented to the National Gallery in 1912 by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt. See information from the NG on file [Nov 2005, NCS]. AES Archive 548.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- National Gallery 2913
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Object reference number: YCA60740
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