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Ancient Faces

British Museum

Ancient Faces

Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt (A Catalogue of Roman Portraits in the British Museum)

by British Museum

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Published by British Museum Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • Classical Greek & Roman archaeology,
  • History of art: BCE to c 500 CE, ancient & classical world,
  • Middle & Near Eastern archaeology,
  • Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Egypt

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7798577M
    ISBN 100714109894
    ISBN 109780714109893


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