The man's white tunic is trimmed with gold. His wreath and the background are also gold.

The painting is from the case of a mummy. It was found near the village of Er-Rubiyat, north-east of Medînet-el-Faiyûm.

Key facts

Artist
Full title
A Man with a Wreath
Date made
probably 2nd to 3rd century
Medium and support
Probably encaustic on wood
Dimensions
42 x 22 cm
Acquisition credit
Mond Bequest, 1924
Inventory number
NG3932
Location in Gallery