Aweidah Gallery - Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #946804
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An ancient Egyptian bone decoration section, dating from the 4th Century AD

Measurements: Height: 6 cm - Width: 5 cm - Height on stand: 11 cm

Condition: repaired from large fragments

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #715662
AWEIDAH GALLERY - JERUSALEM BASED GALLERY
Egyptian COPY of Fayyoum hand painted portrait of a woman, AFTER THE ANTIQUE 18TH CENT.

The Egyptian art of portrait, however, includes wonderful models of portraits depicting ordinary people. Ancient Egyptians had a special belief in preserving the dead body intact through mummification to enjoy the other world. As the dead body should be placed in a coffin, it should then include a photo or a portrait of the mummy...