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Part of Egyptian Art
Date: A.D. 60–70Accession Number: 19.2.6
Date: 1st century B.C.–A.D. 1st centuryAccession Number: 23.2.1
Date: A.D. 2nd century perhapsAccession Number: 39.2.2
Date: 27 B.C.–A.D. 14Accession Number: 26.7.1428
Date: A.D. 80–100Accession Number: 11.139
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This gallery displays objects from the period after the battle of Actium and the death of Cleopatra VII (30 B.C.), when Egypt became part of the Roman empire. During this period, people continued the custom of mummification but in certain regions the old idealized image over the face of the mummy was replaced by a panel painting in Greek style (encaustic). On display are a mummy with such a panel painting, as well as painted plaster masks and jewelry.
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