|IMPORTANT EGYPTIAN FAIYUM PORTRAIT OF A YOUTH ON LINEN
He wears a simple white tunic with two vertical red stripes. In his left hand he holds a bunch of grapes and in his right a wreath of pink rose petals.
Bandoliers attached in several places for attachment to the mummy. Faiyum portraits on linen are rare. Conservation report available.
4th Century AD
H. 16 7/8 in. (43 cm.) ; W. 13 3/8 in (34 cm.)
Ex Collection of Nicolas Koutoulakis, acquired in the 1960s.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2014, no. 191.
Cf. K. Parlasca, Repertorio D’Art Dell’Egitto Greco-Romano, vol. IV, (2003), no. 766, pl. 171.