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Lost LABYRINTH Of Egypt Scanned


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« Reply #45 on: September 30, 2008, 08:36:45 pm »












Another important finding in Hawara is a collection of Roman period mummy portraits. Petrie (1890) recovered about 180 of these extremely fragile paintings, the largest group found in excavation and one of the most important discoveries for classical art history. Figure 7 shows one of the 41 portraits preserved at the Petrie Museum. The spatial constraints in the University gallery permits only nine of them to be displayed, but the entire portrait collection is archived and can be seen through our Web interface. Figure 7 incidentally shows one of the many non-displayed portraits which may not have been disclosed if it were not for the Web resource.

 






Figure 7. A Roman period mummy
portrait found in Hawara

(preserved at the Petrie Museum).
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