The woman wears a necklace of alternating green stone and gold, and gold earrings.

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 Young Woman
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
NG3931
Location in Gallery