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Tempera - Portrait of a lady

Portrait of a lady

  • Object:

    Tempera

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    4th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tempera on panel

  • Museum number:

    531-1891

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case BECK, shelf 2, box 25

Physical description

Tempera painting

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)

Date

4th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tempera on panel

Dimensions

Height: 13 in approx., Width: 9.25 in approx.

Object history note

Purchased, 1891

Historical context note

From a mummy case

Descriptive line

Tempera on wood, portrait of a lady from a mummy case, Fayum, Egypt, 4th century AD

Materials

Tempera; Panel

Techniques

Painting

Categories

Paintings; Archaeology; Death; Africa

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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