Egyptian Mummy Portraits (Faiyum portraits)


Y.Z. Kami on Egyptian Mummy Portraits, “Always in front of a human face you have an emotional reaction. Video from The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


Additional resources:

Portrait of the Boy Eutyches at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Roman Egypt on The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Art of the Roman Provinces, 1–500 A.D. on The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Cite this page as: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Egyptian Mummy Portraits (Faiyum portraits)," in Smarthistory, October 8, 2016, accessed December 8, 2016, http://smarthistory.org/egyptian-mummy-portraits-faiyum-portraits/.