Book Project Portraits on Roman Coins The romancoinsfo team has assembled an image collection of superior quality portraits of Roman Emperors and their families on Roman coins as base of this reference book. Fayum mummy portraits Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy portraits also Faiyum mummy portraits is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portrait on wooden boards attached to Upper class mummies from Roman Egypt.They belong to the tradition of panel painting, one of the most highly regarded forms of art in the Classical world.The Fayum portraits are the only large body of art from that tradition to Ancient Faces Mummy Portraits in Roman Egypt Ancient Faces Mummy Portraits in Roman Egypt Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications Susan Walker on FREE shipping on qualifying offers First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor Francis, an informa company. Portrait When the artist creates a portrait of him or herself, it is called a self portrait.Identifiable examples become numerous in the late Middle Ages But if the definition is extended, the first was by the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten s sculptor Bak, who carved a representation of himself and his wife Taheri c BC However, it seems likely that self portraits go back to the cave paintings, the Roman Portrait Coins NEW Roman Portrait Coin Book PORTRAITS years of Roman Coin Portraits We can help you to order the book, ie point you to a dealer close to you. Roman Portraits in Context Image Context Jane Fejfer Roman Portraits in Context Image Context Jane Fejfer on FREE shipping on qualifying offers No other monumental art form was so widely disseminated throughout the Roman Empire as the portrait statue Paint the Eyes Softer Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt The Block Museum of Art and the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University delve into the art and science of ancient artifacts in exhibition Paint the Eyes Softer Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt Paint the Eyes Softer brings to Northwestern a series of mummy portraits Augustus Roman Emperors Busts, Statues, Information Via Labicana Augustus Emperor Augustus is shown as Pontifex Maximus, it s a Roman artwork of the late Augustan period This close up portrait of Augustus shows his eyes that is described in the writings of Suetonius who said, Augustus s eyes were clear and bright and he liked to believe that they shone with a sort of divine radiance it gave him profound pleasure if anyone at whom he Roman Coins Forum Ancient Coins Nero, October June A.D Roma was a female deity who personified the city of Rome and broadly, the Roman state The earliest certain cult to dea Roma was established at Smyrna in B.C probably to mark the successful alliance against Antiochus III In B.C the Koinon of Asia and Bithynia requested permission to honor Augustus as a living god. The Roman Coin Blog Dirty Old Coins A blog about Roman coins It s safe to say that the biggest worry someone new to collecting ancient coins has is getting burned by buying fakes.